TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

Updated 7/1/20 at 8:30 a.m. (ET): The deceased individual has been identified as Kevin Lee Catlett (DOB 1/22/58), of Johnson City. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 p.m., the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

TBI Agents Investigating Cumberland County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: June 29, 2020, 9:45 CT: The individual who died in this incident has been identified as Mark Alan Eberly, DOB 4-25-63. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents continue to independently investigate the circumstances of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Cumberland County on Saturday evening. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Cumberland County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Report

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2019 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. The report compiles data submitted to TBI’s Tennessee Incident-Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: The number of Group A offenses, generally considered … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Report

Trousdale County Woman Charged in 2019 Child Death

TROUSDALE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Hartsville woman, charged in connection to the death of a child in her care. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on December 2, 2019, TBI Special Agents joined detectives with … Continue reading Trousdale County Woman Charged in 2019 Child Death

Murfreesboro Attorney Indicted on Rape Charges

MURFREESBORO – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Rutherford County attorney, charged with multiple counts of rape. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, in February 2019, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations that a Murfreesboro attorney attempted to get … Continue reading Murfreesboro Attorney Indicted on Rape Charges

Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Sneedville man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in January. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on January … Continue reading Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Smith County Man Charged with Assaulting Carthage Police Officer

CARTHAGE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Smith County man, who is facing multiple charges related to the assault of a police officer. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on June 11th, TBI Agents responded to a report … Continue reading Smith County Man Charged with Assaulting Carthage Police Officer

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that leading up to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in DeKalb County. Preliminary information indicates that during the day Thursday, officers with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and Smithville Police Department were seeking a subject believed to … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County

Three Arrested as Part of Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

NASHVILLE – An ongoing undercover joint drug investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other federal and local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of three individuals, along with the seizure of narcotics, cash, and firearms. In the fall of 2019, TBI Agents, joining … Continue reading Three Arrested as Part of Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

Warren County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WARREN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor. TBI Agents received information via a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), indicating … Continue reading Warren County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor