Grundy County Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

GRUNDY COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Palmer man on a murder charge. On or around November 11, 2020, the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the disappearance of Scottie Dewayne Tate (DOB 04/21/1972) … Continue reading Grundy County Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lenoir City

At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading up to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday morning in Lenoir City.  Preliminary information indicates that shortly after 9:30 a.m. EST, deputies with the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve an eviction order to a woman residing at a home on … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lenoir City

Livingston Woman Indicted on Arson Charge

OVERTON COUNTY – A fire investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Livingston woman on an arson charge. On July 8, 2020, TBI Agents joined deputies with the Overton County Sheriff’s Department in investigating a fire that occurred two days prior at a home on … Continue reading Livingston Woman Indicted on Arson Charge

Drug Investigation in Putnam County Results in Two Arrests, Drugs Seized

PUTNAM COUNTY – Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation were joined by law enforcement agencies from multiple jurisdictions in an investigation that resulted in the arrest of two individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents, along with Agents and investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the High-Intensity … Continue reading Drug Investigation in Putnam County Results in Two Arrests, Drugs Seized

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Results in Arrests in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of two individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and investigators with Appalachian High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, … Continue reading Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Results in Arrests in Putnam County

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in White County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in White County.  Preliminary information indicates that around 2 p.m., deputies with the White County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in the 12-hundred block of Woodland Trail in … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in White County

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

Updated 9:55 a.m. 12/25/2020: The deceased individual has been identified as Michael Brandon Joyner, DOB 10/08/1981. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in Oakland in Fayette County.  Preliminary information indicates that around 6 p.m., an officer with the Oakland Police … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

TBI Overdose Task Force Investigation Results in Arrest, Seizure of Fentanyl-Laced Pills

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An undercover drug investigation by investigators with the TBI Middle Tennessee Opioid/ Overdose Task Force has led to the arrest of one man, and the seizure of more than a thousand fentanyl-laced pills. The Task Force includes TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division, officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, … Continue reading TBI Overdose Task Force Investigation Results in Arrest, Seizure of Fentanyl-Laced Pills

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in more than a Dozen Arrests

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Task Force, the Chattanooga Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of 14 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning December 9th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in more than a Dozen Arrests

Five People Indicted in Connection to 2019 Wilson County Homicide

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of multiple individuals, stemming from a 2019 homicide investigation in Wilson County. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on June 11, 2019, TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of … Continue reading Five People Indicted in Connection to 2019 Wilson County Homicide