Clear Channel/Memphis Sales Mgr. Arrested
January 24, 2011 at 7:07 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/MEMPHIS Sales Mgr. JEFFREY JONES was arrested SATURDAY, JANUARY 22nd and charged with extortion. THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL reports, "JONES of EAST MEMPHIS was booked into the SHELBY COUNTY Jail today after police accused him of trying to extort $60,000 from an unidentified victim. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed that JONES, 54, told the victim he had explicit pictures of the man’s wife."
JONES demanded that the man buy the pictures back from him.
CLEAR CHANNEL/MEMPHIS GM MICHAEL OPPENHEIMER said, "CLEAR CHANNEL has no information on this matter; but as a matter of policy, we would not comment on personal legal matters involving station employees."