Kingsport Couple Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has two new additions to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Jarret Cole Heitmann and Makayla Danielle Stilwell. Heitmann (DOB 6-30-92) and Stilwell (DOB 4-6-95) are wanted by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI in connection with a robbery and shooting incident that occurred on … Continue reading Kingsport Couple Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

We’re Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Knoxville Crime Lab

  TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1 KNOXVILLE CRIME LAB A total of 2 vacancies are available in the following units: Unit Number of Vacancies Toxicology 1 Forensic Chemistry 1 JOB DUTIES Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and preparing technical laboratory reports describing the results of … Continue reading We’re Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Knoxville Crime Lab

Four Indicted in Marion County on Various Charges

CHATTANOOGA – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of four individuals, after they were indicted this week. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on April 28, 2016, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the … Continue reading Four Indicted in Marion County on Various Charges

Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Whitwell Police Chief

  CHATTANOOGA – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of the Whitwell Police Chief on multiple charges, including tampering with evidence, theft of property and official misconduct. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Whitwell Police Chief

Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Claiborne County

KNOXVILLE – A man who was added to the TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list Monday is now in custody. David DeWayne Evans, Jr. was captured this afternoon. Evans (DOB 8-19-85) was wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly … Continue reading Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Claiborne County

Kentucky 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: David DeWayne Evans, Jr. Evans (DOB 8-19-85) is wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Evading and Possession of … Continue reading Kentucky Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

Updated 5/27/17 at 2:33 p.m.: The deceased individual has been identified as Ron Harlan Lewallen, DOB: 12/7/86, from Dalton, GA. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Oneida. Preliminary information indicates that just before … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two former sworn employees of the Calhoun Police Department. At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents began investigating Julie Tanksley (DOB 3-25-74) and Charles Godsey (7-23-70) on April 8, 2015. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

TBI Agents Investigating Carter County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday evening just inside the Johnson City limits. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:30 EST, deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office spotted an individual traveling along Highway 67 in Elizabethton that was … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Carter County Officer-Involved Shooting

Johnson County Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Johnson County man on sexual exploitation charges. In December 2016, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents joined the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office in investigating information obtained from … Continue reading Johnson County Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation