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TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

April 15th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

Bruce Poston (KNOX COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT photo)

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Tuesday said prominent Knoxville defense attorney Bruce Poston was swapping hydrocodone pills for sex.

Poston was arrested Tuesday morning by the TBI on charges he delivered hydrocodone pills to an unnamed person.

Poston, 67, was arrested at the City County Building in downtown Knoxville on a sealed presentment charging him with three counts of the delivery of hydrocodone in January and February.

The presentment also charges him with making those deliveries while driving on a suspended driver’s license.

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