Morgan County Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon

On Monday afternoon in Sunbright a 911 call was dispatched to Morgan County deputies at 4:32 pm of an armed subject threatening an employee of MOCO Mutts, a Non-Profit Animal Shelter in the Sunbright area of Morgan County. Upon arrival law enforcement made contact with a 60-year-old male, identified as Randy Ray Roberts of Sunbright, who had discharged several shots into the building attempting to make entry. When those attempts failed, the suspect broke out a window and entered the shelter. The suspect believed his dog was being held at MoCo Mutts. After a brief altercation with law enforcement the suspect was taken into custody and transported to Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge for treatment. The deputies were treated and released on scene. The suspect will be charged with Aggravated Assault with a deadly Weapon, Burglary, Vandalism and Reckless Endangerment. The suspects dog was not inside the facility and there was no animals injured.

Special thanks to 9th Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson and Sheriff Wayne Potter of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department.

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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