Smith County Man Arrested, Charged in Abuse of 4-Year-Old Child

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Chestnut Mound man accused of abusing a four-year-old child. On Wednesday, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the cause of severe injuries the child sustained at her home on Sunday, which ultimately … Continue reading Smith County Man Arrested, Charged in Abuse of 4-Year-Old Child

Maryville Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening Judge

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Maryville man accused of threatening the life of a judge. On August 8th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents began investigating threats made against a Grainger County judge. … Continue reading Maryville Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening Judge

TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive in Custody in Indiana

  NASHVILLE – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in July is now in custody, after being arrested today in Indiana. Bradford (DOB 3-19-79) had been wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face a charge of Conspiracy … Continue reading TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive in Custody in Indiana

Joint Law Enforcement Efforts Yields Charges in 8-Month Methamphetamine Case

COOKEVILLE – Partner law enforcement agencies from across the Upper Cumberland region have worked together to secure charges for 12 individuals in connection to an eight-month investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in several counties. Authorities from the Cookeville Police Department, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, the Crossville Police Department, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, … Continue reading Joint Law Enforcement Efforts Yields Charges in 8-Month Methamphetamine Case

Tipton County Man Arrested, Charged with Murder

  MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Drummonds man, who is charged with murder. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Agents joined deputies with the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a death reported at 6926 … Continue reading Tipton County Man Arrested, Charged with Murder

We’re hiring! Criminal History Examiner Positions Open

TBI JOB OPENING CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 1 CJIS DIVISION, TBI HEADQUARTERS 2 VACANCIES JOB DUTIES Responsible for performing entry level criminal history examination work, to include verifying and updating criminal history information for dispositions, diversions, fingerprint submissions, and/or expungement orders. Performs background checks for local and/or state law enforcement agencies, Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs), attorneys, … Continue reading We’re hiring! Criminal History Examiner Positions Open

Former Marshall County Bookkeeper Arrested in Colorado on Tennessee Theft Charge

  NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest in Colorado of a woman charged with stealing from her former boss in Lewisburg. At the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, on January 12th, TBI Special Agents joined detectives with the Lewisburg Police … Continue reading Former Marshall County Bookkeeper Arrested in Colorado on Tennessee Theft Charge

11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

JOHNSON CITY – A youth leader, a coach, and a volunteer firefighter are among nearly a dozen men facing felony charges as part of a four-day human trafficking operation in Kingsport. Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with the Kingsport Police Department, 2nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, Sullivan County District Attorney’s … Continue reading 11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

Former Sumner County Attorney Indicted on 17 Counts of Theft

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former Sumner County attorney who is charged with stealing from his clients. At the request of 18th Judicial District Attorney General Ray Whitley, on December 6, 2016, TBI Special Agents began investigating former attorney Andy … Continue reading Former Sumner County Attorney Indicted on 17 Counts of Theft

TBI Special Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated  9:15 a.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Carmen William Rongione (DOB 8/29/75), of Cosby, TN. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in Cocke County. Preliminary information indicates that just after 7:30 PM, … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting