Jailer Arrested, Charged with Introduction of Contraband

DUNLAP – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a now former jailer at the Sequatchie County Jail, who stands accused of bringing methamphetamine into the facility. On August 6th, while interviewing Nicole Brianna Harmon (DOB 2-13-1998) at the jail in connection to another, ongoing TBI investigation, Special Agents saw … Continue reading Jailer Arrested, Charged with Introduction of Contraband

Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

CLEVELAND – An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, detectives with the Cleveland Police Department, and investigators with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of two Tennessee men, and two men from Georgia. Over a three-day period beginning August 15th, as part … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator 1

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI SPECIAL AGENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 1 Criminal Investigation Division & Drug Investigation Division Criminal Investigation positions are available in the following counties: Cumberland, Dickson, Franklin, Lawrence, Marion, Overton, Sullivan, Sumner Drug Investigation positions are available in the following counties: Dyer, Union Monthly Salary: $3,777-$5,860 … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator 1

TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 8/20/19 at 1:20 p.m. ET to include details about the 911 call. Updated 8/14/19 at 10:45 a.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerry Orlando Weaver (12/01/67), of Clinton. At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Reward Offered in 2001 Paris Homicide

PARIS – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with investigators with the Paris Police Department are seeking information in a Paris cold case homicide. On June 8, 2001, the Paris Police Department responded to a home at 322 Rison Street in Paris, where investigators found Etta Etheridge (DOB: 4/6/29) inside unresponsive.  Her … Continue reading TBI Reward Offered in 2001 Paris Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

CLEVELAND – At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting in Bradley County. At approximately 12:05 a.m. this morning, deputies from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2865 McDaris Circle SE on a call of an unwanted armed subject at … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Clinton woman on charges that she fraudulently obtained prescription drugs. In February 2017, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division began investigating allegations that Tonia … Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Updated 8/8/19 at 7:15 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Norman Lowell Vandergriff (DOB 07/15/77), of Knoxville. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting in Sevier County. This morning, deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Statewide Blue Alert Issued After TDOC Administrator Found Dead

*Updated on 8/11/19 at 4:25 p.m. (CT) to include information from news conference following capture. *Updated on 8/11/19 at 8:07 a.m. (CT) to include images from credible sighting. *Updated on 8/10/19 at 3:06 p.m. (CT) to include updated information regarding tattoo. *Updated on 8/9/19 at 1:20 p.m. (CT) to include updated timeline graphic of events … Continue reading Statewide Blue Alert Issued After TDOC Administrator Found Dead

Announcing a Uniformed Officer Opening at TBI HQ

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Job Announcement TBI UNIFORMED OFFICER - TBI Headquarters, Davidson County Protective Services Unit Job Duties: Responsible for patrolling TBI facilities (indoors and grounds) by foot and vehicle multiple times per assigned shift. Monitors and observes facility management and physical security systems (e.g., cameras, security alarms, fire alarms, generator alarms) for extended … Continue reading Announcing a Uniformed Officer Opening at TBI HQ