Clinton Police Department nets a 2-for-1 special


Clinton Police arrested a person on an outstanding warrant and took another into custody on drug charges late last month.While on patrol on the morning of February 24th, Officer Austin Powell spotted a man riding in the backseat of a Jeep Cherokee that he knew to have a warrant for his arrest. Powell pulled the vehicle over in the parking lot at 779 North Main Street, and took Shawn Phillips into custody without incident on an outstanding probation violation warrant. The driver, identified as Kristen York, told Powell when questioned that she had meth and the prescription drug Gabapentin in her pockets. Deputies found 14 of the pills in an aspirin bottle and a little over 10 grams of meth in a plastic bag, as well as $255 in York’s wallet.

Kristen Sierra York

She was taken into custody and charged with the manufacture/delivery/or sale of meth, simple possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while in possession of meth and violating a Drug-Free School Zone, as the arrest occurred across the street from the Clinch Valley Children’s Center.
The vehicle and the cash were seized. None of the other two passengers were arrested.

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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