TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

Updated 06/10/19 at 10:10 p.m. ET: The deputy who sustained injuries was released from the hospital this evening. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in Sullivan County. Preliminary information indicates that just before 1:30, deputies with the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two publications, detailing the volume and nature of hate crime in Tennessee and violence directed toward the state’s law enforcement officers. Among the findings of ‘Tennessee Hate Crime 2018’: Overall, the number of incidents indicated as bias-motivated increased by 1.0%. Property-crime related offenses accounted for 24.9%, … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bristol

Updated 06/07/19 at 2:35 p.m. ET: The individual involved in this incident has died. He's been identified as Jason Nash (DOB 04/24/73), of Bristol. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday morning in Bristol. Preliminary information indicates that just … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bristol

Kingsport Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

KINGSPORT – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Kingsport man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred last month. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on April 17th … Continue reading Kingsport Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Clay County Man Charged with Theft from Bank

CELINA – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Celina man who is charged with stealing from his place of employment. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents joined investigators with the District Attorney’s office in investigating a theft … Continue reading Clay County Man Charged with Theft from Bank

Two Charged in Meigs County Homicide Following Joint Investigation

DECATUR – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple East Tennessee law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of two people who face charges in connection to last week’s homicide of a Decatur man. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, on May 15th, … Continue reading Two Charged in Meigs County Homicide Following Joint Investigation

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

2018 DATA SHOWS OVERALL DECREASE IN REPORTED CRIME ACROSS THE STATE NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2018 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, which details the volume and nature of criminal across the state. The report utilizes data submitted to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings in this … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

New Market Police Officer Arrested, Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

NEW MARKET – A joint investigation with Special Agents from the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with multiple East Tennessee law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of a New Market police officer for arranging to have sexual activity with a minor. At the request of 4th District … Continue reading New Market Police Officer Arrested, Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and university campuses. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the state’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: Crime reported by Tennessee colleges and universities … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

Fentress County Man Indicted in TBI Forged Check Investigation

BYRDSTOWN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Pall Mall man in connection to an investigation surrounding the forgery of checks. On October 31, 2018, at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents began investigating a series of forged checks that resulted in the … Continue reading Fentress County Man Indicted in TBI Forged Check Investigation