Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Results in Four Arrests

DeKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of four individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and investigators with the Cookeville Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Crossville Police … Continue reading Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Results in Four Arrests

Probation Officer Charged with Official Misconduct in Grundy County

GRUNDY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an Altamont woman on charges of official misconduct. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on July 24th, TBI Agents began investigating Tara Van Hooser-Prater, a probation officer with … Continue reading Probation Officer Charged with Official Misconduct in Grundy County

Grundy County Man Faces Second Degree Murder Charge

GRUNDY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Coalmont man, on a charge of second degree murder. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on February 10th, TBI … Continue reading Grundy County Man Faces Second Degree Murder Charge

Warren County Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WARREN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Morristown Police Department, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, and Homeland Security Investigations, has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man on exploitation charges. In 2018, TBI Agents received information via a … Continue reading Warren County Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

DeKalb County Man Charged in Shooting Death

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, and the District Attorney’s Office for the 13th Judicial District, has resulted in the arrest of a DeKalb County man on a second degree murder charge. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant … Continue reading DeKalb County Man Charged in Shooting Death

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday morning in Charleston. Preliminary information indicates that in the early morning hours on Sunday, deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call on Laguna Drive. A … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

La Vergne Man Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Special Agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a La Vergne man. On October 1st, TBI Agents received information about an individual who was engaged in sexually illicit conversations on an online platform. During the course … Continue reading La Vergne Man Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

TBI Statement: Cannabis Sativa Analysis

NOTE: In recent days, you may have seen reporting about our crime laboratories and changes to our work to analyze plant material that may be marijuana. We want to take the opportunity to provide some context to clear up any confusion that may exist. In late August, District Attorneys General and Law Enforcement across the … Continue reading TBI Statement: Cannabis Sativa Analysis

Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former employee at the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a report of theft from the evidence room at … Continue reading Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

Two Former Warren County Corrections Officers Charged

McMINNVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two former corrections officers with the Warren County Jail being charged with tampering with governmental records. At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, on January 14th, TBI Agents joined investigators with the DA’s office in investigating … Continue reading Two Former Warren County Corrections Officers Charged