Three Indicted, Charged in Theft from 4-H Clay Target Program

MADISONVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for three people accused of stealing funds from a youth clay target program. In December 2015, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents began investigating the theft of approximately $30,000, over several years, from the Monroe County … Continue reading Three Indicted, Charged in Theft from 4-H Clay Target Program

Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Updated 2/5/20 at 3:10 p.m. Additional details from the initial release are in bold. COOKEVILLE – A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the … Continue reading Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment, Arrest

OVERTON COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in a Livingston man being charged with second degree murder and several drug-related offenses. In September, TBI Special Agents, along with detectives with the Clay County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment, Arrest

Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a Jonesborough woman accused of providing false information to authorities. In December, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Special Agents began investigating a tip that was sent to state authorities involving … Continue reading Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred  in Hancock County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 8:45 Thursday morning, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suicidal male parked along Highway 31 near the Hancock County … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation

JEFFERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of two people on a variety of charges, including criminal simulation, identity theft, and forgery. In December 2018, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents began investigating allegations involving James Bundy … Continue reading Two Indicted in TBI Identity Theft Investigation

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST Tennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

For The First Time, Methamphetamine Tops Marijuana As State’s Most-Submitted Drug In 2019 NASHVILLE – For the first time since the TBI crime laboratories began keeping detailed statistics, methamphetamine eclipsed marijuana as the most-submitted drug in the state in 2019. “Drug addiction continues to be a major issue in Tennessee, and I believe this sharp … Continue reading TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Updated 01/09/20 at 5:30 p.m. ET to include additional information about the individual’s charges. CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Campbell County man on solicitation and exploitation charges involving a minor. In April, at the request of 8th District Attorney … Continue reading Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former police chief on forgery and perjury charges.                                          In September 2019, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations against Samuel Ogburn (DOB 07/13/77). The investigation revealed … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury