Man, Crashes into a Barrier at Y-12 is Arrested

Law enforcement in Oak Ridge arrested a man Saturday morning after police say he drove past a checkpoint at Y-12 and crashed into a barrier. Officers took 27-year-old Jonpaul Payne from Lenoir City into custody and charged him with several offenses, including vehicle theft, drug possession, vandalism, possession of drug paraphernalia, and more. Police said after he crashed the vehicle, he got out and tried to run toward the woods within the nuclear facility. Officers located and arrested him a few moments later. He is being held in the Anderson County Detention Facility with no bond currently.

ChargeBond
THEFT $10,000 – $60,0000
SIMPLE POSSESSION OR CASUAL EXCHANGE0
VANDALISM0
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA0
TAMPERING WITH CONSTRUCTION SIGNS AND BA0

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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