Paris Man Charged in Bruceton Stabbing

BRUCETON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the Bruceton Police Department, and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Paris man on charges including aggravated assault. At the request of the office of the 24th District Attorney General, … Continue reading Paris Man Charged in Bruceton Stabbing

Two Charged in Lauderdale County Murder

RIPLEY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two individuals from Ripley on charges ranging from First Degree Murder to Accessory After the Fact. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, Wednesday, Agents joined the … Continue reading Two Charged in Lauderdale County Murder

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

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

Updated 7/1/20 at 8:30 a.m. (ET): The deceased individual has been identified as Kevin Lee Catlett (DOB 1/22/58), of Johnson City. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 p.m., the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Johnson City

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 Agents Investigating Cumberland County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: June 29, 2020, 9:45 CT: The individual who died in this incident has been identified as Mark Alan Eberly, DOB 4-25-63. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents continue to independently investigate the circumstances of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Cumberland County on Saturday evening. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Cumberland County Officer-Involved Shooting

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