A Hamilton County businessman faces six years supervised probation after pleading guilty to tax fraud.
John Lewis Blewett, 70, president of Mirage Images, Inc., pleaded guilty to one felony count of filing fraudulent Tennessee sales tax returns in Hamilton County Criminal Court Tuesday.
Besides supervised probation Blewett was ordered to pay $14,400 in restitution to the state for taxes owed.
A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain has blanketed a large swath of the South, trailed by a blast of frigid air that could approach record low temperatures.
State government will be closed Wednesday in the impacted areas for non-essential personnel.
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