Fall Branch Woman Charged with Harboring a Fugitive

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Fall Branch woman for her role in helping a fugitive. On January 10th, TBI Special Agents and investigators from the sheriff’s office began searching for Jonathan Robert … Continue reading Fall Branch Woman Charged with Harboring a Fugitive

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McMinnville Man Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation with Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man on a murder charge. On Friday, at the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, Agents and … Continue reading McMinnville Man Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting

Six Face Charges Related to Washington County Jail Death

Updated 1/14 at 6:55 p.m. ET: Jonathan Pearson was located and arrested this evening in Kingsport. JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of six men in connection to the death of an inmate. On December … Continue reading Six Face Charges Related to Washington County Jail Death

Cocke County Man Charged in Infant’s Death

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the  Cocke County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of a Newport man in connection to the death of his infant son. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents joined the Cocke County … Continue reading Cocke County Man Charged in Infant’s Death

Johnson County School Department Employee Indicted on Theft Charge

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has led to the indictment of the Johnson County Board of Education Transportation Supervisor. In May 2018, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations … Continue reading Johnson County School Department Employee Indicted on Theft Charge

TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

Want to learn more about the work we do at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation? We are now taking applications for the 2019 TBI Citizens’ Academy in Knoxville. The four-week academy will take place in March at the TBI Office in Knoxville. The TBI Citizens’ Academy was designed to develop a better understanding and awareness … Continue reading TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

TBI Agents Investigating Tullahoma Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 14th District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday night in Tullahoma. Preliminary information indicates that officers with the Tullahoma Police Department responded to the Walmart store located along North Jackson Street after receiving information that a wanted individual … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Tullahoma Officer-Involved Shooting

Joint Investigation Results in Arrest in Meigs County Homicide

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Department, and the 9th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, has resulted in the arrest of a Decatur man on a homicide charge. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, on December 15th, TBI Agents … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Arrest in Meigs County Homicide

Overton County Woman Indicted, Charged in 2017 Murder

COOKEVILLE - Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for an Overton County woman in connection to a 2017 homicide case. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Timothy Melton on December 22, 2017, shortly after authorities found the body … Continue reading Overton County Woman Indicted, Charged in 2017 Murder

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Blount County

At the request of 5th District Attorney General Mike Flynn, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday in Blount County. Preliminary information indicates that the incident started early Saturday morning when Blount County deputies responded to a domestic violence complaint at a Manor Way apartment in Louisville. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Blount County