Sumner Man Arrested, Accused of Pointing Firearm at Wilson Deputies

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Castalian Springs man accused of pointing a firearm at sheriff’s deputies following a pursuit in October. At the request of 18th District Attorney General Ray Whitley, TBI Agents began investigating the October 24th incident in Bethpage. During the course of … Continue reading Sumner Man Arrested, Accused of Pointing Firearm at Wilson Deputies

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TBI Agents Investigating McMinnville Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting shortly after midnight this morning at a home in McMinnville. Preliminary information indicates the incident began when law enforcement officers from the McMinnville Police Department arrived to a home in the 1300 block … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating McMinnville Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Texas

MEMPHIS – A fugitive who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in November is now in custody, after being captured in Texas. Antoine Adams, DOB 11/21/1989, was wanted by the Marshall County (Mississippi) Sheriff’s Office, the Memphis Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for his escape … Continue reading TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Texas

Coordinated Drug Operation Nets Multiple Arrests in Maury County

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division at Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictment and arrest of several individuals facing a variety of drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and agents with the 22nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, … Continue reading Coordinated Drug Operation Nets Multiple Arrests in Maury County

New TBI Report Details Firearm-Related Crime in Tennessee

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a report today detailing the nature and volume of reported firearms-related crime across the state over a four-year period. The report, “Firearm Violence in Tennessee: 2013-2016,” utilizes data submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: … Continue reading New TBI Report Details Firearm-Related Crime in Tennessee

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent/Criminal Investigator

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI SPECIAL AGENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 1 A total of 11 vacancies are available in the following counties/territories: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION Carroll/Henry Counties Greene/Hamblen Counties Humphreys/Houston/Stewart Counties Marshall/Giles/Maury Counties Shelby County Tipton/Lauderdale Counties Weakley/Obion/Dyer/Lake Counties TECHNICAL SERVICES UNIT Davidson County Click … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent/Criminal Investigator

Two Arrested, Charged with Fentanyl Distribution

  CHATTANOOGA – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of two Tracy City residents, charged with the sale and delivery of oxycodone and fentanyl. Over several months in 2016, Agents with the Drug Investigation Division conducted undercover operations in Marion … Continue reading Two Arrested, Charged with Fentanyl Distribution

Five Face Charges Related to Macon County Jail Escape

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of three men who had escaped from the Macon County Jail last month, as well as two women who are charged in connection with the incident. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, on … Continue reading Five Face Charges Related to Macon County Jail Escape

Knox County Doctor Arrested on Prescription Fraud Charges

KNOXVILLE – A year-long investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Knox County doctor, who is charged with obtaining prescriptions by fraud. Working with investigators with the Tennessee Department of Health, the Morristown … Continue reading Knox County Doctor Arrested on Prescription Fraud Charges

Coordinated Drug Operation Results in Six Indictments, Arrests

  COOKEVILLE – A joint drug investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff’s Department and multiple local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of several individuals charged with the sale and delivery of various scheduled narcotics. The coordinated operation conducted in … Continue reading Coordinated Drug Operation Results in Six Indictments, Arrests