A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT has been issued for the accumulating snow in the Valley and Plateau, plus across the Smokies. Part of the Valley and Plateau could receive up to inch or more of snow, where snow bands persist. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Smokies until Noon Tuesday for another 2" or more of snow is possible. Temperatures are below freezing this morning, so black ice is possible. Please be careful.
HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A 45 year-old Harriman man was arrested over the weekend on charges that he raped a child. According to the Roane Co. Sheriff's Office, David M. Wales was taken into custody shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday night.
Wales was charged with Rape of Child and is being held on $75,000 bond. His first court date is set for May 6.
The sheriff's department has not released any details about the incident yet. They have said they will release a statement on Monday and we will update this story as soon as we learn more.
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