Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Two Positions

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI UNIFORMED OFFICER PROTECTIVE SERVICES UNIT TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for patrolling TBI facilities (indoors and grounds) by foot and vehicle multiple times per assigned shift. Monitors and observes facility management and physical security systems (e.g., cameras, … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Two Positions

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Kingsport Woman Indicted, Accused of Falsely Reporting Sexual Assault

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Kingsport woman accused of falsely reporting a sexual assault incident. In January, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation of sexual assault against a corrections … Continue reading Kingsport Woman Indicted, Accused of Falsely Reporting Sexual Assault

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Updated 04/17 at 1:15 p.m. ET: The individual involved in this incident has been identified as Andrew C. Witt (DOB 06/05/91), of Kingsport. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in Kingsport. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Jefferson County Couple Accused of Filing a False Report

 JEFFERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Jefferson County couple accused of falsely reporting an assault incident. In March, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations involving Robert Kyle Blevins III (DOB 05/01/80) … Continue reading Jefferson County Couple Accused of Filing a False Report

TBI Agents Investigating Pigeon Forge Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Pigeon Forge. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers with the Pigeon Forge Police Department were at an apartment located in the 2800 block of … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Pigeon Forge Officer-Involved Shooting

Arrest Made in Fentress County Homicide

FENTRESS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into a Fentress County stabbing death has resulted in the arrest of Jamestown man. On Sunday, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of  Mark Anthony Jennings (DOB 05/28/82), … Continue reading Arrest Made in Fentress County Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Updated 04/09 at 6:00 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Anthony Orlando Bowers (DOB 04/18/94), of Asheville, N.C. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in the 100 block of Mason Street in Greeneville. Preliminary … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Kingsport Man Arrested for a Second Time in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

KINGSPORT – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Kingsport man for a second time as part of an ongoing human trafficking investigation. Earlier this year, TBI Agents began investigating Zachery Felton (DOB 4/14/85) after he was arrested during a joint undercover human trafficking operation with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. … Continue reading Kingsport Man Arrested for a Second Time in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in LaFollette

Updated 04/02 at 6:35 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Lianna Renee London (DOB 10/03/90), of Jacksboro, TN. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday morning in LaFollette. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in LaFollette

Public’s Help Requested in Identifying Body Found in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man whose body was found along Douglas Lake earlier this month. On March 10th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents joined Detectives with the Jefferson … Continue reading Public’s Help Requested in Identifying Body Found in Jefferson County