Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Knoxville man on multiple counts of statutory rape by an authority figure. In September, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents joined the New Tazewell Police Department in investigating … Continue reading Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in 22-Year-Old Murder Case

MCMINNVILLE – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the McMinnville Police Department, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and the Office of the 31st District Attorney General has led to the indictment of a man in connection to the death of his mother in 1996. On December 23, 1996, officers found the body … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in 22-Year-Old Murder Case

Former Rhea County Deputy Indicted, Charged in Rape of Teenager

DAYTON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former deputy of the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department who stands accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenager. On May 1st, at the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Agents began investigating an alleged … Continue reading Former Rhea County Deputy Indicted, Charged in Rape of Teenager

We’re Hiring at TBI! Seven Open Positions Just Announced

  The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions:   TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1 FIREARMS UNIT (2) Memphis Crime Laboratory Job Duties: Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and composing technical laboratory reports describing the results of tests.  Uses and maintains … Continue reading We’re Hiring at TBI! Seven Open Positions Just Announced

Smithville Man Arrested on Arson Charge

DeKALB COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and fire investigators with the Department of Commerce and Insurance resulted in the arrest of a Smithville man on an arson charge. On July 2, 2016, fire investigators responded to a fire scene at Old Bildad Road in Smithville. During the … Continue reading Smithville Man Arrested on Arson Charge

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Updated 11/27/19 at 8:20 a.m. ET: The individual involved in this incident has died. He’s been identified as Hollis Lewis (DOB 02/06/68), of Bybee TN. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in Greeneville. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Rocky Top Man Arrested, Charged in Shooting Death of Neighbor

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Rocky Top Police Department has resulted in an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting that occurred in Rocky Top Saturday morning. At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Agents joined the Rocky Top Police Department … Continue reading Rocky Top Man Arrested, Charged in Shooting Death of Neighbor

Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Charged in Overdose Death

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Kingsport woman on murder charges in connection to an overdose death. In July, TBI Special Agents, Detectives with the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, and investigators with the 2nd Judicial Drug Task … Continue reading Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Charged in Overdose Death

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

TBI Announces 2020 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2020 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest! The annual contest, sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, strives to demonstrate America’s united effort to bring missing children home safely, while highlighting the importance of … Continue reading TBI Announces 2020 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest