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

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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

TBI Accepting Entries for Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2018 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest! The annual contest, sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, strives to demonstrate America’s united effort to bring missing children home safely, while highlighting the importance of … Continue reading TBI Accepting Entries for Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Pikeville Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Double Homicide

CHATTANOOGA – A joint investigation by Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department, and the Pikeville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Pikeville man in connection to the homicide of a mother and her daughter last week. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael … Continue reading Pikeville Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Double Homicide

Multi-Agency Drug Operation Yields Charges for 19 People Near Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA – A nearly two-year investigation into illicit drugs in Meigs County, conducted by several partner law enforcement agencies, has resulted in charges for 19 individuals accused of contributing to the proliferation of illicit drugs in the area. “Yet again, with this latest effort, we’re showing TBI’s continued commitment to target the drug issues impacting … Continue reading Multi-Agency Drug Operation Yields Charges for 19 People Near Chattanooga

Gainesboro Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Early-Morning Shooting

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend early this morning. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in … Continue reading Gainesboro Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Early-Morning Shooting

Polk County Homicide Suspect in Custody in Chattanooga

NASHVILLE – A man added earlier today to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ is currently in law enforcement custody in Chattanooga. Ahren Presley (DOB 12-5-96) was wanted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI to face charges in connection to two deceased individuals who were found in Old Fort, … Continue reading Polk County Homicide Suspect in Custody in Chattanooga

Polk County Double Homicide Suspect Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Ahren Presley. Presley (DOB 12-5-96) is wanted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI to face charges in connection to two deceased individuals who were found in Old Fort, Tennessee on March 3rd. On November … Continue reading Polk County Double Homicide Suspect Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’

Woman Indicted, Charged with Aggravated Arson of Family’s Home

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a woman accused of setting fire to a Lewis County home earlier this year. On May 11th, after receiving information from the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office, TBI Agents began investigating a fire that occurred a day earlier at a … Continue reading Woman Indicted, Charged with Aggravated Arson of Family’s Home

Estranged Husband Indicted, Charged in Connection to Wife’s 2016 Murder

CHATTANOOGA – In a joint investigation conducted alongside the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Grundy County man in connection to his wife’s homicide. On May 1, 2016, at the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Agents joined the investigation … Continue reading Estranged Husband Indicted, Charged in Connection to Wife’s 2016 Murder