Afton Woman Charged in Greene County Homicide

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of an Afton woman on murder charges. On August 21st, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents joined the Greene County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading Afton Woman Charged in Greene County Homicide

Now hiring! Biometrics Examiner

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: BIOMETRICS EXAMINER 1 CJIS DIVISION, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for monitoring fingerprint submissions from criminal justice and non-criminal justice agencies (for example: poor quality prints, demographic information, fingerprint verification, etc.). Utilizes the appropriate databases to process data, … Continue reading Now hiring! Biometrics Examiner

AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

One week after issuing an AMBER Alert for Elizabeth Thomas, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation remains hopeful and committed to its efforts to reunite the young girl with her family, friends, and community, as the search for her and her alleged kidnapper continues. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to have been … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI Special Agents Investigating Lebanon Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED 3/20/17 at 8:04pm: The individual who was shot has been identified as Christian Andrew Whitten Galindo, DOB 3/19/1993. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening. At the request of District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that happened Monday afternoon in Wilson County. Preliminary … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Lebanon Officer-Involved Shooting

AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

One week ago today, Elizabeth Thomas vanished from Columbia, Tennessee. Our efforts to locate her – and the man believed to have kidnapped her – remain active and ongoing, but to this point have produced no credible sightings or actionable information about their whereabouts. The individuals could be anywhere, and the TBI continues to urge … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

Efforts to locate missing high school freshman Elizabeth Thomas remain active and ongoing as the concern about her relationship with former teacher Tad Cummins – and his intentions for her – only heighten the urgency surrounding this ongoing AMBER Alert in Tennessee and Alabama. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

Grundy County Man Indicted on Charges of Theft, Insurance Fraud

CHATTANOOGA – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Tracy City man on insurance fraud charges. In August 2015, at the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of fraud involving Troy E. Shrum, an insurance agent … Continue reading Grundy County Man Indicted on Charges of Theft, Insurance Fraud

TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich – and per the Memorandum of Understanding in place between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney General – the TBI is investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lakeland earlier today. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Tad Cummins, of Columbia. Cummins (DOB 7-1-66) is wanted by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggravated Kidnapping and Sexual Contact with a Minor. On March 13th, Cummins … Continue reading TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED: 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 18, 2017 At the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon near Alamo. Preliminary information indicates the incident began shortly around 2:15 PM CST, when a subject, identified as Rodney James Hess (DOB 4-6-80, of … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting