Evening rain showers will change to a sleet and wet snow mix late tonight. Trace to 2 inches for the Valley, but more for the Plateau and Smokies. While most of it will stick on grassy surfaces initially, please drive carefully, as visibilities will drop with the burst of snow.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The two people arrested during a traffic stop that slowed traffic along I-40 during rush hour Tuesday morning were suspects in a methadone robbery earlier that day, according to Knoxville Police Dept. spokesperson Darrell DeBusk.
Authorities said Dustin Sizemore, 30, and Michael Claiborne, 29, approached a man as he was leaving a Methadone clinic on Bernard Ave. They asked the man, 64 year-old Adam Bucelli, if he needed some. When Bucelli responded that he did, the men, who both hailed from Speedwell, grabbed some of his money and took off in a vehicle.
Bucelli chased after them and called 911, police said. He told officials he was following the suspect vehicle and they were on I-40 westbound. The caller advised that the suspect then turned around and got back onto I-40 heading east.
Sizemore and Claiborne have each been charged with one count of robbery.
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