Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST Tennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime … Continue reading Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

Fentress County Man Indicted, Accused of Statutory Rape

FENTRESS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Fentress County man accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a minor. In June, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating Stewart Dwain Matthews. During the … Continue reading Fentress County Man Indicted, Accused of Statutory Rape

Jamestown Couple Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

FENTRESS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Jamestown couple on child abuse charges. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating the possible abuse of an 8-month-old baby who was hospitalized on July … Continue reading Jamestown Couple Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

Crossville Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

CROSSVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Crossville Police Department, and the 13th Judicial District Attorney's Office has resulted in the arrest of a Crossville man in connection to the death of his wife. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents joined … Continue reading Crossville Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in Henry County Homicide

HENRY COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henry County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrest of a Puryear man. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, TBI Agents joined the Henry County Sheriff's Office in investigating the death of Stella Duncan … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in Henry County Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morristown

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Friday evening in Morristown. Preliminary information indicates that just before 11:30 p.m., the Morristown Police Department received a report of a stabbing in the 1600 block of Chestnut Avenue. Upon arrival, officers … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morristown

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

UPDATED 7/16/20 at 3:20 p.m. (ET). The deceased subject’s legal name is Cristhian Eliud Ramos-Murillo. He has several aliases, one of which is Christian Ramos Murillo. UPDATED 7/16/20 at 1:15 p.m. (ET): The deceased individual has been identified as Christian Ramos Murillo (DOB 08/23/87).  UPDATED 7/15/20 at 4:25 p.m. (ET): The passenger in the vehicle … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

Updated 7/1/20 at 8:30 a.m. (ET): The deceased individual has been identified as Kevin Lee Catlett (DOB 1/22/58), of Johnson City. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 p.m., the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County Deputy, charged with a sexual assault. In February, at the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation that an adult female was sexually assaulted … Continue reading Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Sneedville man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in January. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on January … Continue reading Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident