TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in Etowah. Preliminary information from the scene indicates that around 7 p.m., Agents with the 10th Judicial Drug Task Force arrived at a residence on County Road 909 … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

TBI Releases Two New Crime Data Publications

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two publications, detailing the volume and nature of hate crime in Tennessee, along with one detailing violence directed toward the state’s law enforcement officers. Among the findings of ‘Tennessee Hate Crime 2019’: Overall, the number of incidents indicated as bias-motivated decreased by 36% from 2018 to … Continue reading TBI Releases Two New Crime Data Publications

Decherd Man Charged in Weekend Homicide

FRANKLIN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into a homicide over the weekend has resulted in the arrest of a Decherd man. On July 4th, at the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating a fatal shooting in Decherd. Just before … Continue reading Decherd Man Charged in Weekend Homicide

Gallatin Police Officer Arrested, Accused of Assaulting Juvenile

GALLATIN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gallatin man accused of assaulting a juvenile during a domestic dispute in early April. On April 27th, at the request of 18th District Attorney General Ray Whitley, TBI Agents began investigating the allegation involving Vincent Marquez (DOB 10-5-60). During the … Continue reading Gallatin Police Officer Arrested, Accused of Assaulting Juvenile

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County Deputy, charged with a sexual assault. In February, at the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation that an adult female was sexually assaulted … Continue reading Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Report

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2019 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. The report compiles data submitted to TBI’s Tennessee Incident-Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: The number of Group A offenses, generally considered … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Report

Trousdale County Woman Charged in 2019 Child Death

TROUSDALE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Hartsville woman, charged in connection to the death of a child in her care. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on December 2, 2019, TBI Special Agents joined detectives with … Continue reading Trousdale County Woman Charged in 2019 Child Death

Murfreesboro Attorney Indicted on Rape Charges

MURFREESBORO – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Rutherford County attorney, charged with multiple counts of rape. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, in February 2019, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations that a Murfreesboro attorney attempted to get … Continue reading Murfreesboro Attorney Indicted on Rape Charges

Smith County Man Charged with Assaulting Carthage Police Officer

CARTHAGE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Smith County man, who is facing multiple charges related to the assault of a police officer. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on June 11th, TBI Agents responded to a report … Continue reading Smith County Man Charged with Assaulting Carthage Police Officer

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that leading up to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in DeKalb County. Preliminary information indicates that during the day Thursday, officers with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and Smithville Police Department were seeking a subject believed to … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County