Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Cookeville Human Trafficking Operation

COOKEVILLE – Seven men face felony charges following an undercover operation aimed at addressing human trafficking in Middle Tennessee. The two-day joint operation by the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Human Trafficking Task Force, the Cookeville Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, and the office of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway sought to identify individuals … Continue reading Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Cookeville Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Investigating Nashville Officer-Involved Shooting

Update: 8:00 a.m., Sunday, September 19: The individual who died in this incident has been identified as Adrian Lamont Cameron (DOB 2/22/1974). At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, and per the memorandum of understanding between his office, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, TBI special agents … Continue reading TBI Investigating Nashville Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

*Updated 9/17/21 at 5:02 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Andrew Christian (DOB: 1/17/87). At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during the execution of arrest warrants out of Sumner County, Thursday afternoon. At approximately … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

Former Williamson Co. Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI agents began investigating John Edward Vande Woude III (DOB 1-15-88) in April. During the investigation, agents developed information Vande … Continue reading Former Williamson Co. Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

“Operation Thundering Justice” Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

*Updated at 8:35 p.m. to include the arrest of Roy L. Hopper and increase the number of those arrested to 16. HUNTINGDON – An undercover operation spanning more than a year into the sell of illicit drugs throughout Carroll County has resulted in the indictment of numerous individuals. “Operation Thundering Justice,” led by special agents … Continue reading “Operation Thundering Justice” Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

Two-Pounds of Fentanyl Seized in Undercover Shelby County Investigation

CORDOVA – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the support of Homeland Security Investigation – Memphis Office, has resulted in the seizure of a large amount of fentanyl, likely saving countless lives. “Last year, Tennessee … Continue reading Two-Pounds of Fentanyl Seized in Undercover Shelby County Investigation

Now Hiring: TBI Special Agent – Criminal Investigator

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI Special Agent - Criminal InvestigatorStarting Salary Range: $3,777 - $4,344Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree. There are no substitutions or exceptions to the minimum qualifications. CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION: 21 Positions (Available County … Continue reading Now Hiring: TBI Special Agent – Criminal Investigator

Robertson County Man Indicted on 35 Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

ROBERTSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Pleasant View man on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. TBI agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force received information via a cybertip from the National Center … Continue reading Robertson County Man Indicted on 35 Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Henry County Correctional Officer Arrested, Charged

*Updated 9/15/21 at 4:29 p.m. –  As part of the TBI’s ongoing investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for former Henry County Correctional Officer Richard Sanders on a count of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure involving a female inmate.  Today, TBI special agents arrested Sanders and booked him into the Henry County Jail on … Continue reading Henry County Correctional Officer Arrested, Charged

Former Police Officer Charged with Solicitation, Exploitation of a Minor

CHEATHAM COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a now-former Ashland City police officer. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI special agents began investigating allegations of an inappropriate relationship between an Ashland City police officer and … Continue reading Former Police Officer Charged with Solicitation, Exploitation of a Minor