Jailer Arrested, Charged with Introduction of Contraband

DUNLAP – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a now former jailer at the Sequatchie County Jail, who stands accused of bringing methamphetamine into the facility. On August 6th, while interviewing Nicole Brianna Harmon (DOB 2-13-1998) at the jail in connection to another, ongoing TBI investigation, Special Agents saw … Continue reading Jailer Arrested, Charged with Introduction of Contraband

Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

CLEVELAND – An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, detectives with the Cleveland Police Department, and investigators with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of two Tennessee men, and two men from Georgia. Over a three-day period beginning August 15th, as part … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator 1

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI SPECIAL AGENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 1 Criminal Investigation Division & Drug Investigation Division Criminal Investigation positions are available in the following counties: Cumberland, Dickson, Franklin, Lawrence, Marion, Overton, Sullivan, Sumner Drug Investigation positions are available in the following counties: Dyer, Union Monthly Salary: $3,777-$5,860 … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator 1

TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 8/20/19 at 1:20 p.m. ET to include details about the 911 call. Updated 8/14/19 at 10:45 a.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerry Orlando Weaver (12/01/67), of Clinton. At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

CLEVELAND – At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting in Bradley County. At approximately 12:05 a.m. this morning, deputies from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2865 McDaris Circle SE on a call of an unwanted armed subject at … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Clinton woman on charges that she fraudulently obtained prescription drugs. In February 2017, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division began investigating allegations that Tonia … Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Updated 8/8/19 at 7:15 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Norman Lowell Vandergriff (DOB 07/15/77), of Knoxville. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting in Sevier County. This morning, deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sevier County

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

BLOUNT COUNTY – An undercover operation conducted by the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Alcoa Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryville Police Department, and the 5th Judicial Drug Task Force has resulted in the arrest of four men. On Friday and Saturday, as part of a joint … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Blount County

At the request of 5th District Attorney General Mike Flynn, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in Blount County. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. at a residence located in the 2000 block of Montvale Road in Maryville.  Deputies responded to … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Blount County

Unicoi County Attorney Indicted on Theft Charges

UNICOI COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Unicoi County attorney, charged with stealing money from his clients. In May, at the request of Assistant District Attorney General Justin Walling with the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference, TBI Special Agents began investigating … Continue reading Unicoi County Attorney Indicted on Theft Charges