Clinton Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening East Tennessee Judges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Clinton man accused of threatening three judges. In November 2016, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating threats made against three Anderson County judges. The investigation revealed … Continue reading Clinton Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening East Tennessee Judges

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Jail Escapee & TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured

  KNOXVILLE – Only a few hours after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, an inmate who escaped from the Cocke County Jail is back in custody. Ezekiel Lee Thompson (DOB 5-10-92) was wanted by the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face … Continue reading Jail Escapee & TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured

Newport Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its Top 10 Most Wanted list: Ezekiel Lee Thompson. Thompson (DOB 5-10-92) is wanted by the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Felony Escape, Aggravated Assault, and Reckless Endangerment. Those charges stem from an incident … Continue reading Newport Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List

Sevierville Man Charged in Gatlinburg Murder Case

KNOXVILLE– A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Gatlinburg Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Sevierville man, charged in connection to a homicide. On September 27th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents joined the Gatlinburg Police Department in … Continue reading Sevierville Man Charged in Gatlinburg Murder Case

Jellico Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Jellico man on a number of charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. On August 24th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an … Continue reading Jellico Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Second TBI Top 10 Suspect Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Now in Custody

Updated 9/4 at 9:30 a.m. to reflect updated booking photo. JOHNSON CITY – Just days after her boyfriend was arrested, a woman who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in June is now in custody, after being located today in Louisiana. Makayla Stilwell (DOB 4/6/95) had been wanted by the Sullivan County … Continue reading Second TBI Top 10 Suspect Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Now in Custody

One of Two TBI Top 10 Suspects Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Captured in Louisiana

JOHNSON CITY – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in June is now in custody, after being arrested in Louisiana. Jarret Cole Heitmann had been wanted by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face a number of charges, including … Continue reading One of Two TBI Top 10 Suspects Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Captured in Louisiana

Jefferson County Man Indicted on Forgery Charge

KNOXVILLE– An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Jefferson County man on a forgery charge. On May 24th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations that Timothy Mack Lindsey (DOB 2/3/73) forged a signature on … Continue reading Jefferson County Man Indicted on Forgery Charge

Three Charged in Bluff City Election Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in three Bluff City residents being charged with violating an election law. On June 19th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating reports of election law violations that occurred during the … Continue reading Three Charged in Bluff City Election Investigation

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Jellico

At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Jellico, Tennessee. Preliminary information indicates that just after 5:30 AM, a male subject showed up at the Jellico Police Department and pointed a gun at a dispatcher. … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Jellico