Wilson County Man Jailed in Ongoing Joint Heroin Investigation

NASHVILLE – A joint operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol SWAT Team, with the support of Mt. Juliet Police Department narcotics investigators, has resulted in the arrest of an Old Hickory man on a drug-related charge involving heroin. During the course of the … Continue reading Wilson County Man Jailed in Ongoing Joint Heroin Investigation

Joint Arson Case Yields Charge for Overton County Man

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation has resulted in an indictment for an Overton County man in connection to an ongoing arson case in Pickett County. On December 19th, at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents joined investigators from Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Pickett County Sheriff’s Office in … Continue reading Joint Arson Case Yields Charge for Overton County Man

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist (2 Positions!)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1 TBI HEADQUARTERS Unit Number of Vacancies Toxicology 1 Forensic Chemistry 1 JOB DUTIES Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and composing technical laboratory reports describing the … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist (2 Positions!)

Rhea County Woman Arrested, Charged in Husband’s Murder

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Rhea County woman in connection to the death of her husband. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of Thomas Richard Wilkey, Jr. today, shortly after deputies from the Rhea … Continue reading Rhea County Woman Arrested, Charged in Husband’s Murder

Missing Teen Elizabeth Thomas, Subject of AMBER Alert, Rescued in CA

NASHVILLE – Acting on a tip received by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation late last night, authorities in Siskiyou County, California have rescued Elizabeth Thomas and arrested Tad Cummins, after locating the pair at a rural cabin in Cecilville early this morning. Thomas, 15, was the subject of a Tennessee AMBER Alert issued on March … Continue reading Missing Teen Elizabeth Thomas, Subject of AMBER Alert, Rescued in CA

Former Police Officer Arrested, Charged in TBI Theft & Misconduct Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police officer who is now facing charges of Theft and Official Misconduct. At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Agents began investigating Robert Jason Gann on January 23rd. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Former Police Officer Arrested, Charged in TBI Theft & Misconduct Case

Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a former TennCare provider accused of billing for services she did not provide. After receiving information from authorities at TennCare, TBI Agents began investigating Thelma Dees-Johnson on October 26, 2011. Dees-Johnson, a Licensed Professional Counselor, was … Continue reading Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

TBI Releases Annual Statewide Crime Study

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2016 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, revealing a slight overall increase in reported instances of crime in the most recent reporting year. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). The TBI’s … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Statewide Crime Study

Family Members of Man Charged in Homicide Arrested in Ongoing Investigation

COOKEVILLE – In a joint investigation with the McMinnville Police Department, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for the mother and grandparents of a homicide suspect, who are accused of trying to hinder the ongoing investigation. At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, TBI Special Agents began … Continue reading Family Members of Man Charged in Homicide Arrested in Ongoing Investigation

TBI, Tipton County Authorities Seeking Leads, Offering Reward in ’86 Homicide

MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office have announced a reward in an effort to bring to justice to those responsible for a 1986 homicide in Drummonds. On November 26, 1986, John Curtis Rann, 24 (PICTURED LEFT), went missing. Authorities discovered his vehicle abandoned on the same night on … Continue reading TBI, Tipton County Authorities Seeking Leads, Offering Reward in ’86 Homicide