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Off the Wall News: East Tennessee sex offender alters birth certificate to say he's the dad

Jim Balloch, Knoxville News Sentinel • Dec 10, 2013 at 7:15 PM

KNOXVILLE — A registered, violent sex offender pleaded guilty Monday to altering a child’s birth certificate to list him as the child’s biological father.

Don Allen Coleman, 37, entered a guilty plea in Knox County Criminal Court to a charge of fabricating evidence. He was arrested in November following an investigation by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registry Enforcement Unit.

Coleman has a prior conviction of aggravated sexual battery of a 9-year-old child.

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