CTF: Three arrested following investigation, raid in Oliver Springs

Officials with the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force say that three people were arrested last week following the execution of a search warrant at a home in Oliver Springs. Task Force Director Josh Zisman says that his agents, along with Oliver Springs police officers, executed a search warrant on Thursday, July 15th, at the house at 243 Dellwood Drive following an investigation into alleged drug activity at the residence.

Agents reported seizing a quantity of what was only described as “illegal narcotics,” resulting in the arrests of three people.

Robert Burgess, 52

52-year-old Robert Burgess is charged with one count each of the manufacture/delivery/sale/or possession of a controlled substance and maintaining a dwelling for illicit purposes.

Jeffrey Driggers, 38, $100,000 Bond

38-year-old Jeffrey Driggers and 40-year-old Tina Monroe were each charged with one count of the manufacture/delivery/sale/or possession of a controlled substance and the manufacture/delivery/sale/or possession of
methamphetamine.

All three were taken into custody without incident, and in the release, Zisman indicates that further charges could be forthcoming, and that if anyone has any information about this case, or any other suspected drug activity, to please contact the Task Force Tip Line at 865-361-5700.

Oliver Springs Chief David Laxton said, “We will not tolerate illegal narcotics in our community. Our agency and law enforcement partners are dedicated to working together to combat this illegal activity.”

Tina M. Moore, 40, $100,000 Bond

Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark said, “We are proud of the CTF and their working relationships with community partners in making Anderson County a safer place to live.” The 7th Judicial Crime Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional task force comprised of the 7th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, the police departments in Clinton, Norris, Oak Ridge, Oliver Springs, and Rocky Top, as well as the TBI and the federal ATF. The Task Force focuses its efforts primarily on drug and violent crimes.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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