Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Sexual Misconduct Case

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a former Kingsport police officer pleading guilty in a sexual misconduct case. Last month, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Kingsport Police Department, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Sexual Misconduct Case

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Morristown Man Charged Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Hamblen County

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Hamblen County Saturday night has resulted in the arrest of a Morristown man. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred Saturday evening … Continue reading Morristown Man Charged Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Hamblen County

Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Kingsport man on numerous drug charges related to the distribution of fentanyl. In July, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division, along with detectives from the Kingsport Police Department and the Sullivan County … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges

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

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