Five Charged with Kidnapping, Attempted Murder in Macon County

MACON COUNTY – Five Macon County residents were arrested and are facing attempted murder and kidnapping charges, following an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. At the request of acting 15th District Attorney General Jason Lawson, TBI agents joined investigators with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office in investigating an incident that … Continue reading Five Charged with Kidnapping, Attempted Murder in Macon County

Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment

CAMPBELL COUNTY – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the LaFollette Police Department, and the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force has resulted in the indictment of a Jacksboro man on murder charges in connection to an overdose death.  On December 4, 2020, special agents with the TBI Drug Investigation Division joined … Continue reading Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment

Henry County Man Charged in Murder-for-Hire Investigation

PARIS – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Paris Police Department, and Henry County Metro Crime Unit, have arrested and charged a Springville man in connection with an investigation into a murder-for-hire plot. Today, at the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, … Continue reading Henry County Man Charged in Murder-for-Hire Investigation

Alamo Man Arrested, Charged in Weekend Homicide

ALAMO – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Alamo man in connection to a weekend murder. At the request of 28th District Attorney General Frederick Agee, TBI agents joined investigators with the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading Alamo Man Arrested, Charged in Weekend Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Knoxville Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE (April 14, 2021, 4:00 Eastern): The TBI has confirmed the student who died during Monday’s incident as Anthony J. Thompson, Jr. (DOB 12/1/2003). Additionally, as the investigation continues, and as TBI agents learn more about the set of events that unfolded at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday afternoon, the Bureau would like to update … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Knoxville Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Updated 4/12/21 at 2:15 p.m. – The driver of the vehicle has been identified as a 17-year-old male. Due to the fact that the individual is a juvenile, his name is not being released at this time. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI special agents are investigating … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2020. The report, released in accordance to the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated §38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

Former Firefighter Charged in Weakley County Church Fire

*Updated 4/7/21 at 9:41 p.m. to reflect as of this evening, Clark is being held without bond. DRESDEN – A fire investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office into a fire at a Weakley County church has resulted … Continue reading Former Firefighter Charged in Weakley County Church Fire

Operation Big Red Ice Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

LEXINGTON – An undercover operation spanning more than a year into the sell of illicit drugs in Lexington and Henderson County has resulted in the indictment of 18 individuals. Operation Big Red Ice, led by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, began … Continue reading Operation Big Red Ice Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

Now Hiring! TBI Seeking Candidates for Positions in Nashville, Jackson, Chattanooga Offices

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 Tennessee Instant Check System 2 Vacancies TBI Headquarters, Davidson County Job Duties: Criminal History Examiner 3 (CHE3) will process Tennessee Instant Check System (TICS) appeals by receiving a purchaser's appeal, CHE3 shall proceed with efforts to obtain the final … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Seeking Candidates for Positions in Nashville, Jackson, Chattanooga Offices