Drug Overdose Investigation Results in Heroin-Related Charge for Murfreesboro Man

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Rutherford County man on a heroin-related charge. On November 17th, two individuals in Murfreesboro suffered non-fatal drug overdoses. Heroin recovered from the overdose … Continue reading Drug Overdose Investigation Results in Heroin-Related Charge for Murfreesboro Man

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TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Jonesborough

JOHNSON CITY – A man who was added to the TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list Thursday is now in custody. Justin Wayne Pridemore was captured this morning. Pridemore (DOB 9/22/93) was wanted by the Greeneville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggravated Sexual Battery. That charge stems from … Continue reading TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Jonesborough

Greene County Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its Top 10 Most Wanted list: Justin Wayne Pridemore. Pridemore (DOB 9/22/93) is wanted by the Greeneville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face a charge of Aggravated Sexual Battery. The charge stems from an incident involving a child. … Continue reading Greene County Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

Woman Indicted, Charged with Aggravated Arson of Family’s Home

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a woman accused of setting fire to a Lewis County home earlier this year. On May 11th, after receiving information from the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office, TBI Agents began investigating a fire that occurred a day earlier at a … Continue reading Woman Indicted, Charged with Aggravated Arson of Family’s Home

Estranged Husband Indicted, Charged in Connection to Wife’s 2016 Murder

CHATTANOOGA – In a joint investigation conducted alongside the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Grundy County man in connection to his wife’s homicide. On May 1, 2016, at the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Agents joined the investigation … Continue reading Estranged Husband Indicted, Charged in Connection to Wife’s 2016 Murder

Joint Drug Operation in Pickett County Nets Seven Arrests

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation with Special Agents of the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Pickett County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictments and arrests of multiple individuals on various drug-related charges. In February and March, TBI DID Agents joined investigators with the … Continue reading Joint Drug Operation in Pickett County Nets Seven Arrests

TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

Want to learn more about how the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation works? We are now taking applications for the 2018 TBI Citizens’ Academy in Knoxville. The four-week academy will take place in March at the TBI Office in Knoxville. The TBI Citizens’ Academy was designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the TBI … Continue reading TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Updated 8:55 a.m. - Preliminary autopsy results indicate that Hugh Kyle Hurd died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Updated  11:00 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Hugh Kyle Hurd (DOB 8/7/59), of Kingsport, TN. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Former Jail Officer Arrested, Accused of Introducing Contraband

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a now former correctional officer at the Cheatham County Jail, who stands accused of abusing his position to introduce contraband into the facility. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating Drew Perry Mansfield (DOB … Continue reading Former Jail Officer Arrested, Accused of Introducing Contraband

Mountain City Police Lieutenant and Sergeant Indicted on Drug Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, with the assistance of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has resulted in the indictment of two Mountain City police officers on a variety of drug-related charges. In August, at the request of … Continue reading Mountain City Police Lieutenant and Sergeant Indicted on Drug Charges