Grand Jury Approves Charges for Knoxville Lawyer

A Knox County grand jury has returned theft and forgery charges against Knoxville attorney C. Edward Daniel, according to the News Sentinel. A five-count presentment returned Tuesday and unsealed today charges Daniel with stealing more than $60,000 from his former law firm, Daniel, Pemberton, Scott & Scott, between October 2004 and June 2009. He's also accused of forging a $4,619 check in October 2008 and a $7,951 check in April 2009.