New Johnsonville Man Charged in Connection with Benton County Fire

CAMDEN – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Humphreys County man on charges in connection with a fire earlier this week. On December 4th, TBI agents joined the Benton County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a camper fire, which occurred the day … Continue reading New Johnsonville Man Charged in Connection with Benton County Fire

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

*UPDATE: 12/6/22, 12:12 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as James West Jr. (DOB: 2/6/83) of Sarah, Mississippi. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday night in Memphis. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

UPDATED 12/5/22: The deceased individual has been identified as Jerome Flanigan (DOB: 11/7/71). At the request of 1st Judicial District Attorney General Steve Finney, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Johnson City. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 6:45 p.m., deputies with the Washington … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Washington County

Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

OAKLAND – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Oakland Police Department has led to the indictment and arrest of an Oakland couple in connection with the death of their infant son in June. At the request of 25th Judicial District Attorney General Mark Davidson, on June 23rd, … Continue reading Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

Calling All 5th Graders: TBI Launches Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

2022 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest Winner (Sue, California) NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2023 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest! The annual contest, sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, strives to demonstrate America’s united effort to bring … Continue reading Calling All 5th Graders: TBI Launches Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Lebanon Man Charged in TBI CSAM Investigation

WILSON COUNTY – A Lebanon man has been indicted following a TBI investigation into child sexual abuse material. On April 8th, TBI special agents began investigating details forwarded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, regarding the upload of images consistent with child sexual abuse material through Instagram. During the investigation, agents determined … Continue reading Lebanon Man Charged in TBI CSAM Investigation

Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

LEXINGTON – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a man from Lexington on multiple drug charges. Since April, agents and investigators have worked to target the distribution of heroin … Continue reading Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

Former Deputy Indicted, Accused of Official Oppression

UNION COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Union County deputy on a charge of official oppression. In September, at the request of 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI special agents began investigating allegations involving Joey Lynn McBee (DOB: … Continue reading Former Deputy Indicted, Accused of Official Oppression

20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

State and local agencies to honor victims and survivors of homicide at First Baptist Church NASHVILLE – For the last two decades, state and local public safety officials, along with families of homicide victims, have gathered to honor and remember victims and survivors of homicide during the holiday season. This year will mark the state’s … Continue reading 20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Updated: 11/22/22, 9:21 a.m. - In consultation with District Attorney General Mulroy, the injured individual, a 15-year-old male juvenile, has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault Against a First Responder, and Felony Evading Arrest. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis