OSPD has Pursuit End With 3 in Jail

A pursuit this morning around 8:30am that began in Oliver Springs but ended on Kring Hollow Road in Morgan County resulted in 3 individuals being sent to the Morgan County jail.

According to Oliver Springs Police Chief, a stolen Black GMC Envoy was traveling through Oliver Springs when they attempted a traffic stop. The suspects then took off taking the officers on a chase through Coalfield, onto Fairview Road, then on Coalhill Road to highway 27. The suspects then turned through the grass back toward Coalhill. The suspects then went down Kring Hollow Road which is off Coalhill Road, less than 1-mile off highway 27. Residents at 269 Kring Hollow Road flagged officers down and said they went up to the back of the property. That’s where officers found the vehicle abandoned.

Morgan County used a dog tracking team to track the suspects. Where Nick Letner and a female were arrested while Chris Letner was able to remain at large.

Chris Letner was found after an extensive search of the area around 3:30pm.

Older mugshot of Chris Letner

The vehicle was stolen in Knoxville and was reported to be that of Nick Letner’s girlfriend.

Older mug shot of Nick Letner

All three are in the Morgan County jail facing multiple charges.

Nicholas Letner is being charged with Violation of Probation and Evading Arrest.

Chris Letner was charged with Evading arrest, Driving on a revoked license and theft.

Amelia Wright was charged with evading arrest and public intoxication.

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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