TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

Updated 5/27/17 at 2:33 p.m.: The deceased individual has been identified as Ron Harlan Lewallen, DOB: 12/7/86, from Dalton, GA. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Oneida. Preliminary information indicates that just before … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Investigation of 2006 Memorial Day Homicide

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about a homicide that took place on Memorial Day 11 years ago. At the request of then-17th District Attorney General Mike McCowan, TBI Special Agents were requested to work with the Lincoln County … Continue reading TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Investigation of 2006 Memorial Day Homicide

Former Corrections Officer Arrested, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former Clay County corrections officer accused of inappropriately touching an inmate. At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Agents began investigating Spencer Mason (DOB 1-7-93) on March 9th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Arrested, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two former sworn employees of the Calhoun Police Department. At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents began investigating Julie Tanksley (DOB 3-25-74) and Charles Godsey (7-23-70) on April 8, 2015. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

Now Hiring! TBI Intelligence Analyst

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. INTELLIGENCE ANALYST 2 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION, MEMPHIS FIELD OFFICE  JOB DUTIES Responsible for providing analytical support to Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies statewide and nationwide, in response to requests for assistance. Provides assistance in gathering intelligence in the … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Intelligence Analyst

Sumner County Man Charged with Filing a False Report

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Gallatin man who is charged with making a false report about an assault he said occurred while he was in jail. At the request of 18th Judicial District Attorney General Ray Whitley, on September 8, … Continue reading Sumner County Man Charged with Filing a False Report

Bedford Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted for Theft & Official Misconduct

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a deputy for the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, who is accused of theft and misusing his authority for financial gain. At the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, TBI Agents began investigating Garcia Romero Jordan on March 14th. During … Continue reading Bedford Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted for Theft & Official Misconduct

TBI Agents Investigating Carter County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday evening just inside the Johnson City limits. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:30 EST, deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office spotted an individual traveling along Highway 67 in Elizabethton that was … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Carter County Officer-Involved Shooting

Twelve Arrested in “Operation Someone Like Me” in Dyersburg

JACKSON – A two-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Dyersburg Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of 12 men on prostitution-related and human trafficking charges. The Dyersburg operation, called “Operation Someone Like Me”, took place this week and focused on identifying potential victims of … Continue reading Twelve Arrested in “Operation Someone Like Me” in Dyersburg

Johnson County Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Johnson County man on sexual exploitation charges. In December 2016, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents joined the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office in investigating information obtained from … Continue reading Johnson County Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation