TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

*UPDATE: 12/6/22, 12:12 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as James West (DOB: 2/6/83) of Sarah, Mississippi. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday night in Memphis. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 9:15 … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

UPDATED 12/5/22: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerome Flanigan (DOB: 11/7/71). At the request of 1st Judicial District Attorney General Steve Finney, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Johnson City. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 6:45 p.m., deputies with the Washington … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

OAKLAND – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Oakland Police Department has led to the indictment and arrest of an Oakland couple in connection with the death of their infant son in June. At the request of 25th Judicial District Attorney General Mark Davidson, on June 23rd, … Continue reading Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

LEXINGTON – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a man from Lexington on multiple drug charges. Since April, agents and investigators have worked to target the distribution of heroin … Continue reading Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Updated: 11/22/22, 9:21 a.m. - In consultation with District Attorney General Mulroy, the injured individual, a 15-year-old male juvenile, has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault Against a First Responder, and Felony Evading Arrest. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Investigation into Distribution of Meth Leads to Drug, Weapons Seizure and Arrest

CEDAR GROVE – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Memphis Police Department, and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Henderson County man on drug and weapons charges. Since June, agents and officers have investigated Jamie L. Pearson in connection … Continue reading Investigation into Distribution of Meth Leads to Drug, Weapons Seizure and Arrest

Join our Team! New Positions Announced at TBI Headquarters in Nashville

The TBI is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions at our headquarters in Nashville. CJIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST1 VacancyDavidson County Job Duties:Responsible for conducting Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS)  training and providing assistance to law enforcement agencies with all TIBRS related questions. Teaches TIBRS Data Collection, Reporting Agency Contact (RAC) Orientation, … Continue reading Join our Team! New Positions Announced at TBI Headquarters in Nashville

TennCare Investigation Leads to Arrest of Benefits Recipient

BETHEL SPRINGS – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division into fraudulent TennCare time sheets has resulted in the arrest of a TennCare recipient in Bethel Springs. In July, after receiving information from the Division of TennCare’s Office of Program Integrity, TBI agents began an investigation into … Continue reading TennCare Investigation Leads to Arrest of Benefits Recipient

Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Benton County

CAMDEN – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 24th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and Huntingdon Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two individuals on multiple drug and weapons charges. As part of the ongoing investigation into drug activity in Benton County, … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Benton County

Two Indicted in 2021 Murder of Tiptonville Woman

TIPTONVILLE – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictments and arrests of two individuals in connection with the January 2021 murder of Birdie Mae Terry in Tiptonville. On January 10, 2021, at the request of 29th Judicial District Attorney General Danny Goodman, agents began investigating the … Continue reading Two Indicted in 2021 Murder of Tiptonville Woman