Joint Investigation Results in Four Arrests, Seizure of Drugs, Cash, Weapons

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Maynardville Police Department, Knoxville Police Department, 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force, 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted in four arrests and the seizure of a substantial amount of marijuana and … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Four Arrests, Seizure of Drugs, Cash, Weapons

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Winfield Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Winfield man on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. In December 2015, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating information obtained from the Harriman Police Department … Continue reading Winfield Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

Maryville Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening Judge

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Maryville man accused of threatening the life of a judge. On August 8th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents began investigating threats made against a Grainger County judge. … Continue reading Maryville Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening Judge

11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

JOHNSON CITY – A youth leader, a coach, and a volunteer firefighter are among nearly a dozen men facing felony charges as part of a four-day human trafficking operation in Kingsport. Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with the Kingsport Police Department, 2nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, Sullivan County District Attorney’s … Continue reading 11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Special Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated  9:15 a.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Carmen William Rongione (DOB 8/29/75), of Cosby, TN. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in Cocke County. Preliminary information indicates that just after 7:30 PM, … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting

Andersonville Woman Charged in Husband’s Death

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Union County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of an Andersonville woman on murder charges. On July 23rd, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents joined Union County detectives in investigating the … Continue reading Andersonville Woman Charged in Husband’s Death

We’re Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: FORENSIC TECHNICIAN EVIDENCE RECEIVING, TBI HEADQUARTERS JOB DUTIES Responsible for receiving forensic evidence into the laboratory from law enforcement officers. Enters data, including demographic case data and laboratory test assignments using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Distributes evidence within … Continue reading We’re Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

Sevier County Couple Charged in Child’s Death

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Gatlinburg Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Sevier County couple in connection with the death of their child. On July 14th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents joined the … Continue reading Sevier County Couple Charged in Child’s Death

Two East Tennessee Nurses Indicted, Accused of Diverting Prescription Pain Medication

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of two Johnson City nurses on charges related to drug diversion and fraud. On February 8th, after being contacted by the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Health Related Boards, TBI Special Agents with the Drug … Continue reading Two East Tennessee Nurses Indicted, Accused of Diverting Prescription Pain Medication

Two Arrested in Connection with Fraudulent Insurance Policy Scheme

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Greeneville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two women on theft and insurance fraud charges. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents joined the Greeneville Police Department in investigating allegations of … Continue reading Two Arrested in Connection with Fraudulent Insurance Policy Scheme