Tennessee Season to Remember Ceremony to be Held Virtually December 2

19th annual event to honor victims and survivors of homicide to be livestreamed NASHVILLE – Holidays can be a difficult time for families missing their loved ones, and particularly for victims and survivors of homicide. That’s why federal, state, and local public safety officials have hosted “Tennessee Season to Remember” every year since 2003 to … Continue reading Tennessee Season to Remember Ceremony to be Held Virtually December 2

Campbell County Man Indicted, Charged with Second Degree Murder

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Campbell County man on a murder charge. On August 19th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI agents began assisting the Campbell County Sheriff's Office in investigating a shooting at … Continue reading Campbell County Man Indicted, Charged with Second Degree Murder

Human Trafficking Operation Results in a Dozen Arrests

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Chattanooga Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, and Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force has resulted in the arrest of 11 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors, and one woman charged with promoting prostitution. Over a two-day period beginning November … Continue reading Human Trafficking Operation Results in a Dozen Arrests

Oneida Man Arrested, Charged in Joint Child Abuse Investigation

SCOTT COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Oneida man accused of child abuse. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI agents are working alongside detectives with the Scott County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Oneida Man Arrested, Charged in Joint Child Abuse Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Grundy County

At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a woman during an interaction with an officer from the Monteagle Police Department. On Monday, Monteagle officers received a report of a person with a weapon in the area of a market … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Grundy County

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the office of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of four men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cleveland

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a man during an interaction with officers from the Cleveland Police Department Saturday afternoon. Just before 1:30 p.m., Cleveland officers received a report that Matthew James Riggs (DOB 8/6/71) was threatening to harm … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cleveland

Claiborne County Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Claiborne County man on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor. In April 2020, TBI agents received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, indicating that an individual had … Continue reading Claiborne County Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Campbell County

Updated 10/22/21 at 1:15 p.m. ET – The deceased individual has been identified as Michael Raymond Hilton (DOB 6/1/87), of North Carolina. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with authorities in Campbell County Thursday … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Campbell County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

Updated 10/12/21 at 10:00 p.m. ET – The deceased individual has been identified as Bryan Calvin Lee (DOB 1/14/78), of Knoxville. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with officers with the Knoxville Police Department … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville