Joint Investigation of Drugs, TennCare Fraud Results in Arrest of Weakley County Couple

WEAKLEY COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Dresden couple, on drug and TennCare fraud charges. In March, Agents with the Office of Inspector General joined a TBI investigation into … Continue reading Joint Investigation of Drugs, TennCare Fraud Results in Arrest of Weakley County Couple

East Tennessee Mayor Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct

CAMPBELL COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in the indictment of the LaFollette mayor.   In July, at the request of District Attorney General Nathan Nichols Pro Tempore, TBI Agents and investigators with the Comptroller’s … Continue reading East Tennessee Mayor Indicted, Accused of Official Misconduct

TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

JACKSON – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a special talent.  He can sniff out electronic storage devices – like hard drives, flash drives, even micro SD cards less than a millimeter thick – … Continue reading TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Murfreesboro man on charges including theft and vandalism. On May 5, 2019, TBI Special Agents and Jackson County deputies began investigating a fire involving tractors and … Continue reading Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division and the Tazewell Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville woman on fraud and identity theft charges. In March 2018, after receiving information from Adult Protective Services regarding possible TennCare fraud, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

TBI Arrests, Charges Kingsport Man in West Tennessee Rape Investigation

RIDGELY – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Kingsport man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Lake County earlier this week. On Thursday, at the request of 29th District Attorney General Danny Goodman, Jr., TBI Agents began investigating the incident, which occurred Wednesday at a home in Ridgely. … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Kingsport Man in West Tennessee Rape Investigation

17-Year-Old Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Memphis

MEMPHIS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a 17-year-old accused of committing criminal actions that led to an officer-involved shooting in Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. TBI Agents began investigating the law enforcement shooting at a gas station in the 2400 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard at the request … Continue reading 17-Year-Old Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Memphis

McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

PERRY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Perry County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a McEwen man, charged with exploitation and solicitation of a minor. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, in October 2019, TBI Special Agents, … Continue reading McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

Two Charged, Arrested in Brownsville Homicide

BROWNSVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Brownsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two men in connection to a shooting in Brownsville, Monday. At the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, Agents joined Brownsville police in investigating … Continue reading Two Charged, Arrested in Brownsville Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at approximately 3:00 at a Mapco in the 2400 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard, where officers from the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force were … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis