TBI arrests Marshall County man on multiple count indictment for crimes against a child

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Marshall County man in Lewisburg yesterday on a multiple count indictment handed down by the Marshall County grand jury for sexual crimes committed against a female child. Stephen Douglas Smith, 52, of Cornersville, Tenn. was indicted on one count of rape of a child under age 13, … Continue reading TBI arrests Marshall County man on multiple count indictment for crimes against a child

TBI arrests former Hardin County deputy clerk for stealing from office

JACKSON, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation this week arrested a former deputy clerk who stole money from the Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office while she was employed after she was indicted by the Hardin County grand jury on Monday. Amber Renee Terry, 32, of Savannah, Tenn. was indicted on one count of … Continue reading TBI arrests former Hardin County deputy clerk for stealing from office

TBI arrests former correctional officer for misconduct

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation this afternoon arrested a former correctional officer for misconduct after he agreed to smuggle contraband into Riverbend Maximum Security Institution during a TBI sting last month. Kevin Simmons, 35, of Clarksville, Tenn. was indicted by the Wilson County grand jury earlier this week on one count of official misconduct. … Continue reading TBI arrests former correctional officer for misconduct

TBI arrests second subject in Johnson City Jail misconduct investigation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tonight arrested a second subject related to an investigation into misconduct at the Johnson City Jail after a Johnson City man was indicted by the Washington County grand jury earlier this week. David Garland, 38, of Johnson City, Tenn. was indicted on one count of theft … Continue reading TBI arrests second subject in Johnson City Jail misconduct investigation

TBI arrests former Johnson City Jail superintendent for theft

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested the former Johnson City Jail superintendent for theft after he was indicted by the Washington County grand jury earlier this week. Samuel Garland, 58, of Johnson City, Tenn. was indicted on one count of theft over $60,000. The 1st Judicial District Attorney General requested … Continue reading TBI arrests former Johnson City Jail superintendent for theft

Tennessee receives “A” from Shared Hope International for strength of human sex trafficking laws

NASHVILLE- Tennessee received an “A” from Shared Hope International’s 2013 state report card released yesterday with a score of 93.5, the highest of any other state rated in the Protected Innocence Challenge. In 2012, Tennessee was given a “C” on its state report card and showed significant improvement after bills cracking down on child sex … Continue reading Tennessee receives “A” from Shared Hope International for strength of human sex trafficking laws

TBI charges Haywood County man with murder

JACKSON - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today charged a Haywood County man with murdering another man near Brownsville over the weekend. Floyd Hall III, 53, of Brownsville, Tenn. was charged this morning with one count of first degree murder for the stabbing death of 50-year-old Noisy Gene Coble of Bells, Tenn. A passerby discovered … Continue reading TBI charges Haywood County man with murder

TBI arrests Sullivan County man for illegal voting

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a Sullivan County man after an investigation revealed that in May 2013 he voted in a Bristol municipal election despite living outside the city limits for six years. Dennis Allen Foster, 50, of Blountville, Tenn. was indicted last week on one count of illegal … Continue reading TBI arrests Sullivan County man for illegal voting

TBI arrests Mayor of Greenbrier for theft and misconduct

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested the Mayor of Greenbrier this afternoon at Greenbrier City Hall after he was indicted last Friday by the Robertson County grand jury. Billy Eugene Wilson, 56, of Greenbrier, Tenn. was indicted on one count of official misconduct and one count of theft over $60,000 for taking money for … Continue reading TBI arrests Mayor of Greenbrier for theft and misconduct