TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

UPDATED 12/5/22: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerome Flanigan (DOB: 11/7/71). At the request of 1st Judicial District Attorney General Steve Finney, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Johnson City. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 6:45 p.m., deputies with the Washington … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

Former Deputy Indicted, Accused of Official Oppression

UNION COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Union County deputy on a charge of official oppression. In September, at the request of 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI special agents began investigating allegations involving Joey Lynn McBee (DOB: … Continue reading Former Deputy Indicted, Accused of Official Oppression

20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

State and local agencies to honor victims and survivors of homicide at First Baptist Church NASHVILLE – For the last two decades, state and local public safety officials, along with families of homicide victims, have gathered to honor and remember victims and survivors of homicide during the holiday season. This year will mark the state’s … Continue reading 20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

UPDATED 11/9/22: The deceased individual has been identified as Kenneth L. Collins (DOB: 2/8/78). At the request of 1st Judicial District Attorney General Steven Finney, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday night in Johnson City. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 p.m., officers with the Johnson … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Anderson County

At the request of 7th Judicial District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday night in Anderson County. Preliminary information indicates that just after 10:00 p.m., a deputy with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle being driven erratically along Dutch Valley Road … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Anderson County

Mountain City Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Mountain City man on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor. In May 2021, TBI agents began investigating information obtained by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Sullivan County … Continue reading Mountain City Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Two Hancock County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Burning

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of two Hancock County men in connection to a fire that occurred earlier this year. In March, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a suspicious barn fire that occurred in … Continue reading Two Hancock County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Burning

Campbell County Man Indicted, Charged in 2020 Arson Case

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Campbell County man on arson and reckless endangerment charges.   In November 2020, TBI agents joined the Jellico Police Department in investigating a fire that occurred at a home in the 100 … Continue reading Campbell County Man Indicted, Charged in 2020 Arson Case

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Coffee County

At the request of 14th Judicial District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in Coffee County. Preliminary information indicates that around 11:00 p.m., Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on I-24 in Coffee County. At some point during that stop, the … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Coffee County

Smithville Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Homicide

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation into the death of a Smithville woman has resulted in an arrest. The investigation included special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, officers with the Smithville Police Department, and the investigator with the Office of the 13th Judicial District General. Early Wednesday morning, at the request of 13th … Continue reading Smithville Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Homicide