TBI Agents Investigating Stewart County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 23rd District Attorney Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents are independently investigating the deadly shooting of a man by deputies from the Stewart County Sheriff's Office on Saturday night. The shooting happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Highway 46 in Indian Mound, where deputies had responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Stewart County Officer-Involved Shooting

NOW HIRING: TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions at our crime laboratories in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson. TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1VACANCIES IN FORENSIC BIOLOGY (DNA), CODIS (DNA DATABASING), FORENSIC CHEMISTRY, AND TOXICOLOGY Job Duties: Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau … Continue reading NOW HIRING: TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime On Campus’ Report

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and university campuses. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the state’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: Crime reported as having occurred on Tennessee … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime On Campus’ Report

Pikeville Man Indicted Following TBI Rape Investigation

BLEDSOE COUNTY – A Pikeville man faces a felony charge, accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor. In late October, at the request of 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor, TBI special agents began investigating Braydon Pendergrass (DOB 2-7-2002). Agents subsequently developed information Pendergrass had a sexual encounter with a minor earlier in … Continue reading Pikeville Man Indicted Following TBI Rape Investigation

TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2021. The report, released in accordance with the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated §38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. Data … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

Caregiver Indicted in TBI Patient Abuse Case

MURFREESBORO – A Murfreesboro man faces a felony charge, accused of assaulting a vulnerable adult in his care. On March 9, 2021, after receiving information from Adult Protective Services staff from the Tennessee Department of Human Services, TBI special agents assigned to the Medicaid Fraud Control Division began investigating an alleged incident involving Richard Armento … Continue reading Caregiver Indicted in TBI Patient Abuse Case

3 Jail Trustees Charged in TBI Evidence Room Theft Case

HOUSTON COUNTY – Three trustees of the Houston County Jail have been charged in connection to the theft of drugs from the sheriff department’s evidence room. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI special agents began investigating the theft on February 22nd, immediately after the department reported the issue and requested … Continue reading 3 Jail Trustees Charged in TBI Evidence Room Theft Case

Macon Co. Man Arrested Following TBI Internet Crimes Against Children Case

LAFAYETTE – Special agents in the TBI’s Technical Services Unit have arrested and charged a Macon County man accused of downloading and sharing sexually exploitive material of children. In December, agents assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force conducted an undercover operation and identified Aaron Green (DOB 1-15-1983) as an individual who … Continue reading Macon Co. Man Arrested Following TBI Internet Crimes Against Children Case

TBI Investigating Deadly I-65 Shooting

At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the shooting death of a man during an interaction with law enforcement officers on Interstate 65 on Thursday afternoon. Preliminary information indicates the incident began at approximately 2:00 Thursday afternoon, when a Tennessee Highway Patrol … Continue reading TBI Investigating Deadly I-65 Shooting

Smyrna Man Arrested, Charged in Death of Robertson County Deputy

SPRINGFIELD – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smyrna man in connection to the death of a deputy from the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office. At the request of 19th District Attorney General Robert Nash, TBI agents began investigating the death of 22-year-old Savanna Puckett on Sunday evening, shortly … Continue reading Smyrna Man Arrested, Charged in Death of Robertson County Deputy