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wfir-linkROANOKE, Va. (AP) _ A former Roanoke investment adviser has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for wire fraud and tax evasion. Donna J. Tucker also was ordered Monday to pay more than $976,000 in restitution to victims. She had previously pleaded guilty. According to prosecutors, the 58-year-old Tucker stole from the accounts of two sets of elderly victims, including one couple who are both legally blind. Also, in 2011 she under-reported her taxable income to the Internal Revenue Service by at least $340,000.