Former Dunlap Police Officer Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Dunlap police officer, who faces charges of aggravated assault and official misconduct. In March, at the request of 12th Judicial District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI agents began investigating allegations that on … Continue reading Former Dunlap Police Officer Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct

TBI Agents Investigating Coffee County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 14th District Attorney Craig Northcott, TBI special agents are independently investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting by deputies with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office in the early morning hours Tuesday. Shortly before 1 a.m., deputies responded to a 911 call from an individual threatening suicide. Deputies encountered the man … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Coffee County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Stewart County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 23rd District Attorney Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents are independently investigating the deadly shooting of a man by deputies from the Stewart County Sheriff's Office on Saturday night. The shooting happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Highway 46 in Indian Mound, where deputies had responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Stewart County Officer-Involved Shooting

NOW HIRING: TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions at our crime laboratories in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson. TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1VACANCIES IN FORENSIC BIOLOGY (DNA), CODIS (DNA DATABASING), FORENSIC CHEMISTRY, AND TOXICOLOGY Job Duties: Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau … Continue reading NOW HIRING: TBI Special Agent/Forensic Scientist

Call for Help in Medina Leads to Meth Lab, Arrest

MEDINA – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and the Medina Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a man after the discovery of a meth lab at a Medina home. On Thursday, officers with the Medina Police Department were called to a home in … Continue reading Call for Help in Medina Leads to Meth Lab, Arrest

Ongoing Drug Investigation in Huntingdon Leads to Search Warrant, Arrests

HUNTINGDON – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Huntingdon Police Department, and McKenzie Police Department has resulted in the arrest of four people on drug charges. Since January, agents and officers have worked proactively to target drug activity in Huntingdon.  As a result … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation in Huntingdon Leads to Search Warrant, Arrests

Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A Kingsport man has been indicted on several charges, including aggravated assault, after attempting to flee from authorities in a stolen vehicle. On April 28th, TBI agents received information regarding a stolen SUV that was believed to be occupied by a wanted fugitive. The vehicle was spotted in a parking lot along … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

Joint Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest of Three Women in McKenzie

MCKENZIE – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, McKenzie Police Department, and Huntington Police Department into illegal drug activity has led to the arrest of three women on drug and weapon charges. Since April, agents and officers have conducted a proactive investigation into drug … Continue reading Joint Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest of Three Women in McKenzie

Athens Man Charged with Aggravated Arson

McMINN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents and fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with the Etowah Police and Fire departments, has resulted in the indictment of an Athens man, charged with aggravated arson. Around 3 p.m. on December 29, 2021, police and fire investigators responded to a report of a … Continue reading Athens Man Charged with Aggravated Arson

McMinn County Man Charged with Father’s Murder Following Multi-Agency Investigation

MONROE/ POLK COUNTY – A multi-agency investigation involving special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and sheriffs’ detectives from Monroe, Polk, and McMinn counties has resulted in the arrest of an Etowah man, charged with killing his father. Officers with the Etowah Police Department, the 10th Judicial Drug Task Force, and 10th Judicial District … Continue reading McMinn County Man Charged with Father’s Murder Following Multi-Agency Investigation