Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a Jonesborough woman accused of providing false information to authorities. In December, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Special Agents began investigating a tip that was sent to state authorities involving … Continue reading Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred  in Hancock County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 8:45 Thursday morning, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suicidal male parked along Highway 31 near the Hancock County … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation

JEFFERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of two people on a variety of charges, including criminal simulation, identity theft, and forgery. In December 2018, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents began investigating allegations involving James Bundy … Continue reading Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST Tennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

For The First Time, Methamphetamine Tops Marijuana As State’s Most-Submitted Drug In 2019 NASHVILLE – For the first time since the TBI crime laboratories began keeping detailed statistics, methamphetamine eclipsed marijuana as the most-submitted drug in the state in 2019. “Drug addiction continues to be a major issue in Tennessee, and I believe this sharp … Continue reading TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Updated 01/09/20 at 5:30 p.m. ET to include additional information about the individual’s charges. CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Campbell County man on solicitation and exploitation charges involving a minor. In April, at the request of 8th District Attorney … Continue reading Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former police chief on forgery and perjury charges.                                          In September 2019, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations against Samuel Ogburn (DOB 07/13/77). The investigation revealed … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury

Celina Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

CLAY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the 13th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol has resulted in the arrest of a Celina man on attempted murder and assault charges. On December 30th, at the request of 13th District Attorney … Continue reading Celina Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton being Investigated by TBI

ELIZABETHTON – At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal officer-involved shooting in Elizabethton that occurred in the early morning hours Saturday. Preliminary information indicates the incident happened at approximately 12:45 a.m. in the 600 block of Hattie Avenue.  Two officers with the Elizabethton … Continue reading Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton being Investigated by TBI

Suspect Identified in 1985 TBI Cold Case

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a grand jury finding implicating a convicted felon in a more than 30-year old cold case. On January 1, 1985, TBI Special Agents were requested to investigate the homicide of a female whose bound body was found along … Continue reading Suspect Identified in 1985 TBI Cold Case