Mother, Friend Charged Following Jackson County Child Death Investigation

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of two people, in connection to the 2019 death of a toddler. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on December 11, 2019, TBI Special Agents began investigating injuries sustained by … Continue reading Mother, Friend Charged Following Jackson County Child Death Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Oak Ridge

At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Saturday evening in Oak Ridge. Preliminary information indicates that just before 9:30 p.m., the Oak Ridge Police Department received a report of an individual in need of assistance in the 100 block … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Oak Ridge

Hickman County Deputy Charged with Assault, Official Misconduct and Oppression

HICKMAN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Hickman County deputy on charges of official oppression and official misconduct, as well as assault. In January, at the request of District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Agents, with the assistance of … Continue reading Hickman County Deputy Charged with Assault, Official Misconduct and Oppression

Fentress County Man Indicted, Accused of Statutory Rape

FENTRESS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Fentress County man accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a minor. In June, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating Stewart Dwain Matthews. During the … Continue reading Fentress County Man Indicted, Accused of Statutory Rape

Jamestown Couple Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

FENTRESS COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Jamestown couple on child abuse charges. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating the possible abuse of an 8-month-old baby who was hospitalized on July … Continue reading Jamestown Couple Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

Former Bledsoe County EMS Director Indicted on Rape, Other Charges Following Joint Investigation

BLEDSOE COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Pikeville man on multiple sexual offense charges. In September 2019,  at the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special … Continue reading Former Bledsoe County EMS Director Indicted on Rape, Other Charges Following Joint Investigation

Crossville Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

CROSSVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Crossville Police Department, and the 13th Judicial District Attorney's Office has resulted in the arrest of a Crossville man in connection to the death of his wife. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents joined … Continue reading Crossville Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morristown

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Friday evening in Morristown. Preliminary information indicates that just before 11:30 p.m., the Morristown Police Department received a report of a stabbing in the 1600 block of Chestnut Avenue. Upon arrival, officers … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morristown

Chattanooga Man Charged with Rape of a Child, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

BLEDSOE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Chattanooga man on multiple counts, including rape of a child and sexual exploitation of a minor. In April, TBI Special Agents began an investigation, joined by detectives with the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Chattanooga Man Charged with Rape of a Child, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Bledsoe County Arson Investigation Results in Indictment, Arrest

BLEDSOE COUNTY – An investigation by Bomb and Arson Fire Investigators and detectives with the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Spring City man, on charges including arson and burglary. On August 14, 2019, authorities began an investigation into a suspected arson on Luminary Fire Tower Road in … Continue reading Bledsoe County Arson Investigation Results in Indictment, Arrest