Updated 12/18/20


Early Thursday, Patsy Janet Burks, a long time nurse practitioner and owner of the North Terrace Medical Clinic in Lawrenceburg,  was arrested and charged with 37 counts of Prescription Fraud, 37 counts of Identity Theft,  and 2 counts of TennCare Fraud.  
These charges stemmed from an investigation conducted by the 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office and the TBI.  
The Lawrence County grand jury handed down the indictments against Burks.
Burks was taken into custody by District Attorney Investigator Jeff Dunn, Sheriff John Myers, and Special Agent Nathan Massey of the TBI.
Her bail was set at $25,000.