Roane County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

While on recent patrol, a Cumberland County deputy noticed a driver coming up behind him at a high rate of speed on Airport Road near I-40. The motorist, 31-year-old Jeremy Lee Pendergrass of the Midtown area of Roane County, was stopped a short time later. A search of the automobile reportedly revealed marijuana, meth and cocaine. He was charged with manufacture, sale and delivery of meth, simple possession of drugs and two counts of manufacture, sale and delivery of a controlled substance. Pendergrass was booked into jail and bond initially set at a total of $244,000. He was also cited for following too close and window tint violation.

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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