Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for three people in connection with a case involving healthcare fraud at a former medical practice in Knoxville. In August 2009, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received information pertaining to healthcare fraud and the illegal distribution of narcotics … Continue reading Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Knoxville Man Indicted on Child Rape Charges

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville man in connection with a child rape case. In February, at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Special Agents began investigating Jacob Alexander Tate on allegations of sexual misconduct involving … Continue reading Knoxville Man Indicted on Child Rape Charges

Claiborne County Man Indicted in Child’s Death

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Claiborne County man in connection with the death of a child. On September 6th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents, with the assistance of the Tazewell Police Department, New Tazewell Police Department, … Continue reading Claiborne County Man Indicted in Child’s Death

Former Treasurer Indicted in Church Theft Case

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a LaFollette woman accused of stealing money from the church where served as treasurer. In January 2015, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the theft of money … Continue reading Former Treasurer Indicted in Church Theft Case

Eight Arrested in Morristown Human Trafficking Operation

KNOXVILLE – A two-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Morristown Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of eight men on prostitution charges. The Morristown operation, called “Operation Someone Like Me”, took place last week and focused on identifying potential victims of human trafficking, while targeting … Continue reading Eight Arrested in Morristown Human Trafficking Operation

Knoxville Caregivers Indicted on Neglect Charges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of two former Knoxville caregivers on neglect charges involving a disabled man. In December 2015, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit were contacted by Adult Protect Services and the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and … Continue reading Knoxville Caregivers Indicted on Neglect Charges

TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Now in Custody in Ohio

JOHNSON CITY – A man who was added to the TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list Tuesday is now in custody. Demetrius Deshawn Covington was captured Wednesday evening in Ohio. Demetrius Covington, 28, was located late Wednesday at an apartment complex on Central Avenue in Dayton. He was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals … Continue reading TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Now in Custody in Ohio

Suspect in Death of Elizabethton Child Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Demetrius Deshawn Covington. Covington, also known as Demetrius Somerville, is wanted by the Elizabethton Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for First Degree Murder in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child. He was last … Continue reading Suspect in Death of Elizabethton Child Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

Campbell County Woman Charged with Filing False Reports

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Campbell County woman accused of falsifying reports against LaFollette police officers. On July 5th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating accusations of misconduct involving a LaFollette police … Continue reading Campbell County Woman Charged with Filing False Reports

Now Hiring! Criminal History Examiner Position

CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 TENNESSEE INSTANT CHECK SYSTEM (TICS) UNIT, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for the examination of dispositions, diversions, fingerprint submissions, and/or expungement orders to verify and update criminal history information. Performs background checks for local and/or state law enforcement agencies, Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs), attorneys, court clerks, employment agencies, and … Continue reading Now Hiring! Criminal History Examiner Position