Kingston PD Makes Arrest of Woman on Several Charges

On January 31 at a approximately 1503 hours, Detective Keith Kile observed Erica Howe operating a red Chevrolet Camaro on Paint Rock Ferry road. Detective Kile had knowledge that Erica Howe had a warrant for her arrest out of Roane County General Sessions Court for failure to appear. Detective Kile performed a traffic stop on the red Camaro on Dogwood Lane.

  Upon speaking with Ms. Howe, she stated that she didn’t have any license to Detective Kile. Detective Kile placed Erica Howe under arrest for the outstanding warrant. A inventory of the vehicle revealed numerous baggies that are commonly used the sale of illegal drugs, a set of digital scales, $4649.00 in cash and a small Sentry safe.

  A narcotics drug dog was brought to the scene by the Harriman Police Department. The dog alerted on the vehicle.

  A search warrant was applied for and granted for the small Sentry safe. When the safe was opened, 174.2 grams of suspected fentanyl and methamphetamine were discovered.

  Erika Howe was placed under arrest and transported to the Roane County Detention Center for the outstanding warrant.

  On 02/13/2023, this case was presented before the Roane County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned indictments for driving on a revoked license, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while in possession of methamphetamine and manufacture/sale/ delivery of methamphetamine.

  The Kingston Police Department would like to thank agents with the Harriman Police Department, Roane County Sheriff’s Department, TBI and the 9TH Judicial District Attorney’s Office for their help on this case.

Erica Shae Howe

Erica Shae Howe

Eye ColorHAZ
Hair ColorBRO
Height5 05
Admit Date01-31-2023
Admit Time3:36 PM
Confining AgencyRoane
Charge Offense Date Court Type Court Date Bond Bond Type Charging Agency Arresting Agency 
Failure To Appear01-31-2023General Sessions Stevens02-21-2023 No BondRoaneKINGSTON – TN0730200
Violation Of Probation/Parole02-08-2023General Sessions Stevens02-21-2023$1,000.00Appearance BondRoaneKINGSTON – TN0730200
Driving On Revoked/Suspended License01-31-2023Criminal Court Wicks02-27-2023$13,750.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Methamphetamine – Manufacture, Delivery, Sell Or Possess01-31-2023Criminal Court Wicks02-27-2023$13,750.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Driving While In Possession Of Methamphetamine01-31-2023Criminal Court Wicks02-27-2023$13,750.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia01-31-2023Criminal Court Wicks02-27-2023$13,750.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000

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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