TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division (DID) is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, following recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories. Several sample of cocaine, submitted by law enforcement agencies in Middle and East Tennessee in recent months, also tested positive for fentanyl, a powerful, narcotic painkiller, … Continue reading TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

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Two Men Plead Guilty to Multiple Counts for First Degree Murder

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two individuals pleading guilty on multiple counts of First Degree Murder and other charges. On July 30th, at the request of then 25th District Attorney General Michael Dunavant, TBI Agents began an investigation into the double homicide that occurred … Continue reading Two Men Plead Guilty to Multiple Counts for First Degree Murder

Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for Aggravated Assault

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of Crystal Butler of Memphis, TN. At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI Agents began an investigation into an August 21st incident involving Crystal Butler, DOB 3/21/1986, of Memphis, TN. The investigation resulted … Continue reading Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Former McNairy County Prosecutor Indicted

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of former McNairy County Assistant District Attorney Bobby Gray. At the request of then 25th District Attorney General Michael Dunavant, TBI Agents began an investigation into the activities of Bobby Gene Gray, DOB 2/24/1960, of Adamsville, TN. … Continue reading Former McNairy County Prosecutor Indicted

Rutherford County Man Arrested, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

  NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Agents with Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man, who is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. On May 20th, TBI Agents received information via a tip from the National Center for Missing … Continue reading Rutherford County Man Arrested, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Twelve Law Enforcement Officers Graduate from TBI State Academy

  NASHVILLE – Twelve local law enforcement officers from across the state are new graduates of the TBI State Academy. The Academy was created as a professional and specialized training ground for Tennessee law enforcement officers who desire the opportunity to expand their education and training in the criminal justice field. Through the six-week course, … Continue reading Twelve Law Enforcement Officers Graduate from TBI State Academy

Madison County Man Indicted, Arrested on Multiple Human Trafficking Charges

JACKSON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an individual charged with multiple human trafficking charges. As a result of a Grand Jury indictment, Randall Ray “T-Bone” Ward, DOB 9/19/1965, of Jackson, TN was arrested … Continue reading Madison County Man Indicted, Arrested on Multiple Human Trafficking Charges

Clinton Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening East Tennessee Judges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Clinton man accused of threatening three judges. In November 2016, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating threats made against three Anderson County judges. The investigation revealed … Continue reading Clinton Man Indicted, Accused of Threatening East Tennessee Judges

Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for TennCare Fraud

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of Tara Brown for TennCare Fraud. At the request of the Bureau of TennCare, Office of Program Integrity, TBI Agents began an investigation into the TennCare billing activities of Tara Brown, DOB 8/10/1988, of Memphis, TN. The … Continue reading Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for TennCare Fraud

Jail Escapee & TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured

  KNOXVILLE – Only a few hours after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, an inmate who escaped from the Cocke County Jail is back in custody. Ezekiel Lee Thompson (DOB 5-10-92) was wanted by the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face … Continue reading Jail Escapee & TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured