TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton

Updated 9/16/19 at 5:00 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Jeffrey Michael Gibble (DOB 11/3/85), 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 early Monday morning in Elizabethton. Preliminary information indicates that just before … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton

Former New Market Police Officer Indicted on Additional Charges

JEFFERSON COUNTY  –  Ongoing casework by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in additional charges against a former New Market police officer. Earlier this year, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents, along with investigators with the 4th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, … Continue reading Former New Market Police Officer Indicted on Additional Charges

Former Fentress County Finance Department Employee Indicted on Theft Charge

FENTRESS COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has led to the indictment of a former Fentress County employee on theft charges. In December 2018, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations … Continue reading Former Fentress County Finance Department Employee Indicted on Theft Charge

Now Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Memphis Crime Lab

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: FORENSIC TECHNICIAN Memphis Laboratory   Job Duties: Responsible for receiving forensic evidence into the laboratory from law enforcement officers. Advises submitting agencies on recommended laboratory testing of evidence and notifies submitting agencies or individuals to retrieve completed evidence.  Creates case files and enters … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Memphis Crime Lab

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Sullivan County. Preliminary information indicates that just before 1:00 p.m., deputies with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office received information that a male subject, who was known to have active … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

Two Kingsport Men Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

KINGSPORT – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Kingsport Police Department has resulted in the indictment of two men on rape charges. In March, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents joined the Kingsport Police Department in investigating allegations of a sexual assault involving a … Continue reading Two Kingsport Men Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 8/20/19 at 1:20 p.m. ET to include details about the 911 call. Updated 8/14/19 at 10:45 a.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerry Orlando Weaver (12/01/67), of Clinton. At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Clinton woman on charges that she fraudulently obtained prescription drugs. In February 2017, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division began investigating allegations that Tonia … Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Updated 8/8/19 at 7:15 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Norman Lowell Vandergriff (DOB 07/15/77), of Knoxville. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting in Sevier County. This morning, deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

BLOUNT COUNTY – An undercover operation conducted by the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Alcoa Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryville Police Department, and the 5th Judicial Drug Task Force has resulted in the arrest of four men. On Friday and Saturday, as part of a joint … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation