Roane County Man charged after leaving the scene of an accident on April 30th

Braden Adam Cofer 26 is now in custody after being picked up this morning just after 3:30 am at The Rocky Top Market, in Harriman, by Deputy Pressley.  The arrest comes after a warrant was issued after he fled from an accident, April 30th, where he left the scene after wrecking his car on Blackjack Road. That accident occurred when Cofer’s car, a 2013 Chevy Malibu, flipped and landed on its top — and his passenger, a female, identified as 28-year-old Skyla Burks from Rockwood was injured and had to be taken to the hospital.  Braden Cofer was officially charged with: 

1 40-35-311-CC Violation of Probation/Parole

2 55-10-103 Duty to give information and render aid

3 55-10-101-M Accidents resulting in death or personal injury

4 55-50-504 Driving on Revoked/Suspended License

5 55-10-106 Immediate Notice of Accident

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, 25, Chandler 21, and Naomi 11. 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 9 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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