MAN GETS VIOLENT AT ROANE MEDICAL CENTER, PUNCHES NURSE

We now know according to a Harriman Police report that last Friday, a man allegedly punched a nurse at Roane Medical Center. The suspect, identified as Vincent Earl Diggs of Smyrna, Georgia, was reportedly about to undergo a CT scan. Nurse Cooper stated while prepping Mr. Diggs for a scan, he rose up from the table and punched her in the chest area. Ms. Cooper stated she retreated to a separate room and Mr. Diggs began to rip out the IV lines in his arms.” Police reported having to draw a Taser on Diggs at the hospital because he again refused to comply with commands.

“Sgt. Wadsworth then arrived on scene to assist in detaining Mr. Diggs, where he began to verbally assault the officers and began to actively resist detention,” the warrant said. “Mr. Diggs was charged with aggravated assault, assault on a first responder, two counts of vandalism and two counts of resisting arrest

Vincent Earl Diggs

RaceB
SexM
Eye ColorBRO
Hair ColorBLK
Weight205
Height5 11
Admit Date01-01-2022
Admit Time1:06 AM
Confining AgencyRoane
Charge Offense Date Court Type Court Date Bond Bond Type Charging Agency Arresting Agency 
Vandalism Up To $100001-01-2022 01-25-2022$1,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Resisting stop, frisk, halt arrest, or search (no weapon), obstructing service of process01-01-2022 01-25-2022$5,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Resisting stop, frisk, halt arrest, or search (no weapon), obstructing service of process01-01-2022 01-25-2022$5,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Aggravated Assault01-01-2022 01-25-2022$40,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Vandalism Up To $100001-01-2022 01-25-2022$1,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Assault (Simple)01-01-2022 01-25-2022$10,000.00Appearance BondHarriman Police DepartmentHARRIMAN – TN0730100
Aggravated Assault01-01-2022General Sessions Stevens01-25-2022$25,000.00Appearance with ConditionsRoaneHARRIMAN – TN0730100

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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