Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests

JOHNSON CITY – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and detectives with the Johnson City Police Department has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors Over a two-day period beginning March 12th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed at addressing human … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests

AMBER Alert: Evelyn Mae Boswell

*Updated on 3/12/20 at 11:00 a.m. (ET): The remains found on 3/6/20 were confirmed to be those of Evelyn Mae Boswell.  *Updated on 3/6/20 at 10:10 (ET) to reflect the following new developments in the investigation. This evening, as part of the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Evelyn Mae Boswell, and acting on new … Continue reading AMBER Alert: Evelyn Mae Boswell

TBI Agents Investigating Greeneville Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon in Greeneville. Preliminary information indicates that just after 5:30 this afternoon, the Greeneville Police Department received a report of a hit-and-run incident in the parking lot of Lowe’s, located along … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Greeneville Officer-Involved Shooting

Constables Indicted, Charged with Assault and Official Misconduct

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in charges against two Sullivan County constables. In February 2019, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of assault involving Ralph T. King (DOB 06/12/36) and Marshall Harrison Buckner (DOB … Continue reading Constables Indicted, Charged with Assault and Official Misconduct

Hancock County Deputy Indicted on Theft Charges

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Hancock County deputy on theft charges. In October 2019, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of theft involving Dusty Douglas Lamb (09/08/83). During the … Continue reading Hancock County Deputy Indicted on Theft Charges

Mount Carmel Man Indicted, Accused of Stealing Thousands from Elderly Relative

HAWKINS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the 3rd District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the indictment of a Mount Carmel man accused of stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from his grandmother. In August 2019, at the request of 3rd District Attorney … Continue reading Mount Carmel Man Indicted, Accused of Stealing Thousands from Elderly Relative

Lebanon Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

LEBANON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lebanon Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Wilson County man on weapons charges. This week, TBI agents began investigating allegations involving an individual residing in the 200 block of Jennings Avenue … Continue reading Lebanon Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a Jonesborough woman accused of providing false information to authorities. In December, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Special Agents began investigating a tip that was sent to state authorities involving … Continue reading Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred  in Hancock County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 8:45 Thursday morning, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suicidal male parked along Highway 31 near the Hancock County … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation

JEFFERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of two people on a variety of charges, including criminal simulation, identity theft, and forgery. In December 2018, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents began investigating allegations involving James Bundy … Continue reading Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation