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Sevier Co. Man, On The Run For 17 Months, Arrested On TennCare Drug Fraud Charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After being on the run for the past 17 months, a Sevier County man faces a second round of "doctor shopping" charges, associated with going to multiple doctors to obtain controlled substances and using TennCare as payment. The Office of Inspector General today announced the arrest of Clark Michael Shelton, 37, of Kodak. A Greene County Grand Jury indicted Shelton on March 25, 2013, charging him with six counts of "doctor shopping" for the painkiller Lortab, in addition to six counts of obtaining a controlled substances by fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:August 13, 2014
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies