Juvenile Held in Connection to Shooting Death of Hardeman County Teen

HARDEMAN COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and officers with the Bolivar Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a teenager, in connection with the shooting death of another teen early Saturday morning. At the request of the 25th District Attorney General’s Office, TBI Special Agents … Continue reading Juvenile Held in Connection to Shooting Death of Hardeman County Teen

Sumner County Man Indicted on Multiple Charges, Including Theft, Impersonation

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Sumner County man, on charges of theft, forgery, and criminal impersonation. At the request of 18th District Attorney General Ray Whitley, in May, TBI Agents began investigating David Pell, on allegations of … Continue reading Sumner County Man Indicted on Multiple Charges, Including Theft, Impersonation

Sumner County Man Indicted on More than Two Dozen Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Castalian Springs man, charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. In January, TBI Special Agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force conducted an undercover online investigation, … Continue reading Sumner County Man Indicted on More than Two Dozen Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Former Assistant Police Chief Charged with Official Misconduct

DICKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former White Bluff assistant police chief. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, in August, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations that former White Bluff Assistant Police Chief Daniel … Continue reading Former Assistant Police Chief Charged with Official Misconduct

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Mt. Juliet

At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday night in Mt. Juliet.  The incident happened at approximately 10 p.m. at the on-ramp onto I-40W from Mt. Juliet Road at exit 226. Initial reports from the scene indicate that police officers from the Mt. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Mt. Juliet

Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Indictment and Arrest

SPRINGFIELD – An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Children’s Services, and the 19th District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Livingston man. In May, Agents began investigating a tip to the Tennessee Human … Continue reading Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Indictment and Arrest

Sex Offender Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Pornography Case

LAWRENCEBURG – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment, charging a Lawrenceburg man after an investigation revealed him to be in possession of child pornography. In early 2020, the TBI received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that Timothy Lynn Smith (DOB 3-16-71), a man on … Continue reading Sex Offender Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Pornography Case

Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation of a fatal fire by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Wilson County man. In November 2019, fire investigators responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Commerce Street in Watertown. Resident Ben Edward Thompson, … Continue reading Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

Now Hiring! TBI HR Analyst, Criminal History Examiner

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. HR ANALYST 2 Human Resources Unit, TBI Headquarters (Nashville) 1 Vacancy  Monthly Salary Range: $3,053-$4,885 Job Duties: Serves as the Agency Time and Labor Administrator.  This role includes auditing time and labor reports; processing special overtime projects related to time … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI HR Analyst, Criminal History Examiner

TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

JACKSON – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a special talent.  He can sniff out electronic storage devices – like hard drives, flash drives, even micro SD cards less than a millimeter thick – … Continue reading TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9