Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation of a fatal fire by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Wilson County man. In November 2019, fire investigators responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Commerce Street in Watertown. Resident Ben Edward Thompson, … Continue reading Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

TBI Statement: Dangelo Dorsey Case

UPDATE (Monday, September 14, 10:25 AM Central): As the investigation continues, and as TBI Agents learn more about the set of events that unfolded on and around Interstate 24 on Sunday afternoon, the Bureau would like to clarify the record on two points. Following the shooting inside of the vehicle on Sunday morning, in which Dangelo … Continue reading TBI Statement: Dangelo Dorsey Case

Former School Nurse Indicted, Accused of Stealing Medication

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Campbell County school nurse. In December 2019, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating allegations of theft involving Sherry Lancaster (DOB 06/07/64). During the … Continue reading Former School Nurse Indicted, Accused of Stealing Medication

East Tennessee Mayor Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct

CAMPBELL COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in the indictment of the LaFollette mayor.   In July, at the request of District Attorney General Nathan Nichols Pro Tempore, TBI Agents and investigators with the Comptroller’s … Continue reading East Tennessee Mayor Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct

TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

JACKSON – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a special talent.  He can sniff out electronic storage devices – like hard drives, flash drives, even micro SD cards less than a millimeter thick – … Continue reading TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Murfreesboro man on charges including theft and vandalism. On May 5, 2019, TBI Special Agents and Jackson County deputies began investigating a fire involving tractors and … Continue reading Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division and the Tazewell Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville woman on fraud and identity theft charges. In March 2018, after receiving information from Adult Protective Services regarding possible TennCare fraud, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

PERRY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Perry County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a McEwen man, charged with exploitation and solicitation of a minor. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, in October 2019, TBI Special Agents, … Continue reading McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

Washington County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Johnson City man on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. In May, TBI Agents received information via a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited … Continue reading Washington County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamilton County

At the request of 11th District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday night in Hamilton County. Preliminary information from the scene indicates that a deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle on Coral Road. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamilton County