Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A Kingsport man has been indicted on several charges, including aggravated assault, after attempting to flee from authorities in a stolen vehicle. On April 28th, TBI agents received information regarding a stolen SUV that was believed to be occupied by a wanted fugitive. The vehicle was spotted in a parking lot along … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

Athens Man Charged with Aggravated Arson

McMINN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents and fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with the Etowah Police and Fire departments, has resulted in the indictment of an Athens man, charged with aggravated arson. Around 3 p.m. on December 29, 2021, police and fire investigators responded to a report of a … Continue reading Athens Man Charged with Aggravated Arson

McMinn County Man Charged with Father’s Murder Following Multi-Agency Investigation

MONROE/ POLK COUNTY – A multi-agency investigation involving special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and sheriffs’ detectives from Monroe, Polk, and McMinn counties has resulted in the arrest of an Etowah man, charged with killing his father. Officers with the Etowah Police Department, the 10th Judicial Drug Task Force, and 10th Judicial District … Continue reading McMinn County Man Charged with Father’s Murder Following Multi-Agency Investigation

Open Job Position Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following position: Tennessee Instant Check System Unit CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: This position is responsible for processing Tennessee Instant Check System (TICS) appeals by receiving a purchaser's appeal and proceeding with efforts to obtain the final … Continue reading Open Job Position Announced at TBI Headquarters

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI special agents assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Kingsport on Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that TBI agents assigned to the Drug Investigation Division were working alongside the FBI to apprehend Cody Christian, who is wanted … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Kingsport

Juvenile Charged in Connection with Greene County Double Homicide

GREENE COUNTY – As a result of an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, an arrest has been made in connection with a double homicide. At the request of 3rd Judicial District Attorney Dan Armstrong, TBI agents began working alongside the Greene County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Juvenile Charged in Connection with Greene County Double Homicide

Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

UPDATED 4/25/22 at 2:30 p.m. to reflect a correction to the charge placed against Eric Griffith. SEVIER COUNTY – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sevierville Police Department, the Pigeon Forge Police Department, the Gatlinburg Police Department, the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit, and the … Continue reading Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

TBI Joins Other State Agencies in Observing Victims’ Rights Week

Events to take place in Nashville, Chattanooga and Memphis next week NASHVILLE – The Board of Parole (BOP), Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC), Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and Tennessee Rehabilitative Initiative in Correction (TRICOR) are hosting local events next week to honor crime victims during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 24-30. At … Continue reading TBI Joins Other State Agencies in Observing Victims’ Rights Week

We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following positions: TBI UNIFORMED OFFICERProtective Services Unit3 VacanciesDavidson CountyMadison CountyKnox County Job Duties:Responsible for patrolling TBI facilities (indoors and grounds) by foot and vehicle multiple times per assigned shift. Monitors and observes facility management and physical security systems (e.g., cameras, security alarms, … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County

UPDATED 4/15/22 at 8:50 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Paul Derrick Moss II (DOB: 6/8/70), of Lexington, KY. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal officer-involved shooting in Knox County Thursday evening. The incident involved the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County