TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division (DID) is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, following recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories. Several sample of cocaine, submitted by law enforcement agencies in Middle and East Tennessee in recent months, also tested positive for fentanyl, a powerful, narcotic painkiller, … Continue reading TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

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Arson Suspect Indicted, Accused of Trying to Solicit Murder of Witness

COOKEVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for an inmate of the Overton County Jail who stands accused of trying to solicit the murder of a witness in his pending criminal case. On September 13th, TBI Agents began investigating Calvin Booher (DOB 2-10-78). A year ago, authorities arrested … Continue reading Arson Suspect Indicted, Accused of Trying to Solicit Murder of Witness

Woman Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Police Officers

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a woman accused of pointing a gun at two police officers, resulting in an officer-involved shooting earlier this year in Robertson County. At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting in White … Continue reading Woman Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Police Officers

Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist, Criminal History Examiner (2 Positions)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. CJIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST TENNESSEE INFORMATION ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (TIES) UNIT TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for conducting National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training and providing assistance to law enforcement agencies with all NCIC related questions. Teaches NCIC Basic Certification, … Continue reading Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist, Criminal History Examiner (2 Positions)

Deputy Indicted, Arrested, & Fired in TBI Drug Evidence Theft Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a now former Smith County deputy accused of stealing drugs from the department’s evidence room. On Monday, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the theft of drugs from the evidence room at the … Continue reading Deputy Indicted, Arrested, & Fired in TBI Drug Evidence Theft Case

Jailer Indicted, Accused of Assaulting Inmate & Official Misconduct

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Clarksville man accused of assaulting an inmate with a stun gun while on duty as a jailer for the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Department. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating Mark Bryant (DOB … Continue reading Jailer Indicted, Accused of Assaulting Inmate & Official Misconduct

Now Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. FORENSIC TECHNICIAN CODIS UNIT, NASHVILLE CRIME LABORATORY JOB DUTIES Responsible for receiving CODIS arrestee and convicted offender kits from law enforcement officials across the state of Tennessee and processing the kits as required. Searches kit information using the Tennessee Offender … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained an indictment for a man accused of trafficking a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of commercial sex. During the course of the investigation, authorities determined that, in early August, Charles Denton (DOB 4-3-83) … Continue reading Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE (9-5-17): The injured individual, shot by an officer from the Ripley Police Department during this incident, is Nicholas Fulton, Jr. (DOB 6-21-99).  At the request of the office of the 25th District Attorney General, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in Ripley. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

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