UPDATE on the Two Inmates Who Escaped Anderson County Jail, Apprehended within 30 Minutes

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has now released the names of the inmates who escaped custody on Sunday.

Rose Phillips, 47, Clinton

Rose Phillips (47) – Clinton, TN

Underlying charges – Failure to Appear, Child Support Attachment, Manufacture/Deliver/Sell/Possession of Methamphetamine

Kristie Craig, 49, Rocky Top

Kristie Craig (49) – Rocky Top, TN 

Underlying charges – Violation of Probation, Failure to Appear, Criminal Capias, and Simple Possession.

Previous story: At approximately 5:53 p.m. our office received notice that two inmates escaped from the Detention Facility and drove off in a vehicle. At 6:20 p.m., our deputies had the two inmates back in custody and enroute back to the jail. Sheriff Russell Barker stated “the quick apprehension of the inmates was critical and a testament to the incredible job our patrol deputies do.” An investigation is underway. No additional comments will be made until it is complete.

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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