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. With temperatures dropping tonight into the upper 20s, black ice may be issue as well. Please be careful.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Loudon County man was arrested and charged with Tenncare fraud.
Police said Eddie Vance Walden used the TennCare system to visit multiple doctors to obtain prescriptions for a controlled substance. The physician office visits were paid for by TennCare.
TennCare fraud is a Class E felony, carrying a sentence of up to two years in prison. Obtaining a controlled substance by fraud is a Class D felony, carrying a sentence of up to four years in prison if convicted. District Attorney General Randall Nichols is prosecuting.
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