Two Roane County Men Arrested For Large Amount of Drugs Found

(Press Release from Kingston Police Department)

On 06/11/2022, at 1038 hours, officers with the Kingston Police Department arrived at the Dollar General located at 764 Gallaher Road on a subject slumped over in a vehicle call.

 Upon officers’ arrival, the subject was awake and appeared to be disoriented. The subject was identified as Samuel Lane, 25 years old. When Mr. Lane stepped out of the vehicle, Captain Tony Guy observed a hypodermic needle sticking out of pants pocket and observed a small plastic container in the floorboard with short straws in it commonly associated with illegal narcotics usage. The plastic container contained two cut straws and a plastic bag with a brown substance thought to be heroin. The suspected heroin weighed .8 grams.

 Mr. Lane had brought Robert Bolden, 53 years old, to the store. Officers had prior knowledge that Robert Bolden had an outstanding failure to appear warrant for his arrest. Officer David Choate escorted Robert Bolden outside. Central Dispatch confirmed the warrant. Upon searching Robert Bolden, a large amount of drug paraphernalia was found that included short cut straws and hypodermic needles. Also found in Robert Bolden’s pockets was 5.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 6.8 grams of suspected heroin, 2.3 grams of suspected marijuana and $2740.00 in cash.

 Samuel Lane was arrested and charged with simple possession of heroin and possession drug paraphernalia. Robert Bolden was arrested and charged with two counts of manufacture/ sale and delivery of controlled substance, simple possession of marijuana, failure to appear and possession of drug paraphernalia. The $2740.00 in Robert Bolden’s possession was seized.

 The Roane County Sheriff’s Department assisted, and the Kingston Police Department would like to thank them for their much-needed assistance.

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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