Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

GRAINGER COUNTY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a homicide that occurred more than 25 years ago. In September 1996, TBI agents were requested to assist the Grainger County Sheriff’s Office in investigating the discovery of human remains that were found by hunters in a … Continue reading Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

Former Madison County Deputy Indicted, Charged with Official Misconduct

Updated to reflect the correct indictment date and judicial district. MADISON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Madison County deputy. In May 2021, at the request of 26th Judicial District Attorney General Jody Pickens, TBI agents began investigating an allegation … Continue reading Former Madison County Deputy Indicted, Charged with Official Misconduct

Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

KNOX COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the indictment of a Blount County man, accused of raping a vulnerable adult in his care. In March, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving … Continue reading Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI CONTRACT ANALYST – INTFISCAL UNITTBI Headquarters/County1 Vacancy Job Duties:Enters and monitors contract accounts payables ensuring all appropriate accounting strings and supporting documentation are submitted. Notifies TBI Professional Standards Unit (PSU) that Special Contract Requests have been approved and contracts … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

Volunteer Firefighter Charged in Series of Waverly Structure Fires

HUMPHREYS COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office, and the Humphreys County Fire Department has resulted in the arrest of a Waverly man.  In June, TBI agents began working alongside investigators in Humphreys County to investigate a fire that occurred in the … Continue reading Volunteer Firefighter Charged in Series of Waverly Structure Fires

Admin Services Assistant Position Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking qualified and interested candidates for the following position: ADMIN SERVICES ASSISTANT 3 - ExecutiveTraining DivisionTBI HeadquartersDavidson County1 Vacancy Job Duties:This position in the Training Division reports directly to the Assistant Director and provides administrative support across the division.  This position is responsible for assisting in the coordination of … Continue reading Admin Services Assistant Position Announced at TBI Headquarters

Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

COCKE COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Newport man on arson and fraud charges.  In December, TBI agents joined the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a fire that occurred at a home in the 100 block of Bybee … Continue reading Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Tazewell woman accused of arson.   In May 2021, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department in investigating a structure fire that occurred in … Continue reading Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County deputy. In March, at the request of 2nd Judicial District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, TBI agents began investigating allegations of theft against Cody Cookenour (DOB: … Continue reading Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Carter County

*Updated 6/11/22 at 11:20 a.m. (Central): The deceased individual has been identified as Daniel Raymond Honeycutt (DOB: 06/23/1983) of Kingsport. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Carter County. Just before 7:30 a.m., the Carter County … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Carter County