TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Coffee County

At the request of 14th Judicial District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in Coffee County. Preliminary information indicates that around 11:00 p.m., Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on I-24 in Coffee County. At some point during that stop, the … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Coffee County

Smithville Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Homicide

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation into the death of a Smithville woman has resulted in an arrest. The investigation included special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, officers with the Smithville Police Department, and the investigator with the Office of the 13th Judicial District General. Early Wednesday morning, at the request of 13th … Continue reading Smithville Man Charged in Girlfriend’s Homicide

Riverbend Prisoner Charged with Murder of Another State Inmate

DAVIDSON COUNTY – A state prison inmate has been charged with murdering another prisoner, following an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. On February 18th, at the request of 20th Judicial District Attorney Glenn Funk, TBI special agents began investigating the homicide of an inmate that occurred in the Riverbend Maximum … Continue reading Riverbend Prisoner Charged with Murder of Another State Inmate

Columbia Woman Charged with Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Individuals

MAURY COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the arrest of a Columbia woman, charged with financially exploiting two vulnerable adults.   At the request of Adult Protective Services, in August 2021, agents began an investigation into an allegation of financial exploitation … Continue reading Columbia Woman Charged with Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Individuals

Jackson County Man Charged with Arson, Vandalism

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Jackson County man. In December 2021, fire investigators responded to a fire at 419 Goolsby Lane in Celina. During the course of the investigation, agents developed information that identified Michael … Continue reading Jackson County Man Charged with Arson, Vandalism

Shelbyville Man Charged in Drug-Related Death

BEDFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, and the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force has resulted in the indictment of a Shelbyville man, in connection to the drug-related death of a Bedford County resident. On February … Continue reading Shelbyville Man Charged in Drug-Related Death

Former Police Officer Charged with Tampering with Evidence

LEWIS COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a now-former Hohenwald police officer. Last month, at the request of 21st Judicial District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI agents began investigating an allegation of tampering with evidence against an officer with the Hohenwald police … Continue reading Former Police Officer Charged with Tampering with Evidence

Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: BIOMETRICS EXAMINER 1 DATA QUALITY UNIT Davidson County TBI Headquarters, Nashville 1 Vacancy Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring fingerprint submissions from criminal justice and non-criminal justice agencies (for example: poor quality prints, demographic information, fingerprint verification, etc.). Utilizes the appropriate … Continue reading Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

Nashville Man Arrested, Fentanyl Pills Seized Following Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by drug agents and detectives with the TBI Middle Tennessee HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Drug-Related Death Task Force and the Murfreesboro Police Department has resulted in the seizure of approximately 15-thousand fentanyl-laced pills. In June, Murfreesboro PD detectives and TBI drug agents received information about an individual involved … Continue reading Nashville Man Arrested, Fentanyl Pills Seized Following Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

Nearly 200 Registered Sex Offenders in Rutherford County Checked During Compliance Operation

RUTHERFORD – A sex offender registry compliance operation by the United States Marshals Service Middle District, in coordination with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry Unit, and assisted by multiple local law enforcement agencies, concluded this week with the check of close to 200 registered offenders in Rutherford County. The three-day multi-agency saturation … Continue reading Nearly 200 Registered Sex Offenders in Rutherford County Checked During Compliance Operation