Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following position: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 Fee Programs Unit TBI Headquarters, Davidson County 1 Vacancy Job Duties: The Criminal History Examiner 3 (CHE3) will be assigned to the Tennessee Open Records Information Services (TORIS) or Tennessee Applicant Processing System (TAPS). The CHE … Continue reading Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

We Hear You: Blue Alerts & Your Frustration Around Audible Notifications

Our goal at the Tennessee Bureau Investigation is always to protect and serve our great state. One way we do that, when there is a direct danger to the public, is by using a network of partners to disseminate information as quickly as possible.  In AMBER and Blue Alerts, TBI uses TDOT road signs, lottery … Continue reading We Hear You: Blue Alerts & Your Frustration Around Audible Notifications

Monterey Man Indicted, Charged in TBI ICAC Investigation

MONTEREY – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside the Cookeville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments charging a Monterey man accused of possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material. In April, after receiving information from the Cookeville Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, TBI agents assigned … Continue reading Monterey Man Indicted, Charged in TBI ICAC Investigation

Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

COCKE COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Newport man on arson and fraud charges.  In December, TBI agents joined the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a fire that occurred at a home in the 100 block of Bybee … Continue reading Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Tazewell woman accused of arson.   In May 2021, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department in investigating a structure fire that occurred in … Continue reading Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County deputy. In March, at the request of 2nd Judicial District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, TBI agents began investigating allegations of theft against Cody Cookenour (DOB: … Continue reading Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Carter County

*Updated 6/11/22 at 11:20 a.m. (Central): The deceased individual has been identified as Daniel Raymond Honeycutt (DOB: 06/23/1983) of Kingsport. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Carter County. Just before 7:30 a.m., the Carter County … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Carter County

Nine Indicted Following Multi-Agency Meth Investigation in Upper Cumberland Area

DEKALB COUNTY – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of multiple additional law enforcement partner agencies, has resulted in the indictment and arrest of nine people on various drug-related charges. Beginning in February 2021, TBI agents and partner agencies spent … Continue reading Nine Indicted Following Multi-Agency Meth Investigation in Upper Cumberland Area

Johnson City Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Death

Updated 6/7/22 at 1:45 a.m. - Bradley Miller is in custody. During the course of the investigation, agents developed information that he may be in Ashland, Kentucky. Late Monday evening, with assistance from the Kentucky State Police, he was located and arrested. Miller is currently being held in the Boyd County, Kentucky Detention Center. In … Continue reading Johnson City Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Death

Former Bristol Officer Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Bristol police officer. In January, at the request of 2nd Judicial District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, TBI agents began investigating allegations that a Bristol officer used a … Continue reading Former Bristol Officer Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct