Former Norris Police Chief Sentenced in Aggravated Perjury, Forgery Case

The former Norris police chief Samuel Ogburn, is facing time in jail in an ongoing case involving aggravated perjury and forgery charges. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents began investigating allegations against Samuel Ogburn, 44, in September of 2019. In May 2019, agents found that while serving as Chief of the Norris Police Department, Ogburn falsified a firearms training document and submitted it to the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Ogburn resigned his position shortly after the allegations surfaced, and turned himself in. documents state. Ogburn was sentenced and will face 11 months and 29 days in jail followed by 11 months and 29 days of probation, court

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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