Carter County Man Arrested in Georgia, Charged in Murder of his Mother

ELIZABETHTON – A joint investigation with Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Elizabethton man, charged in the death of his mother. On April 6th, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, Agents and investigators were … Continue reading Carter County Man Arrested in Georgia, Charged in Murder of his Mother

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Ongoing McMinnville Murder Investigation Nets Second Arrest

MCMINNVILLE – A joint investigation with Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a second person charged in a January homicide. On January 12th, at the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, … Continue reading Ongoing McMinnville Murder Investigation Nets Second Arrest

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Overton County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. Preliminary information indicates that around 7:45 a.m., a report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911. Deputies with … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Overton County

Hartsville Man Charged with Rape, Statutory Rape

HARTSVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Hartsville man on multiple counts of rape and aggravated statutory rape. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on January 31st, TBI Special Agents, along with deputies with the Trousdale County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Hartsville Man Charged with Rape, Statutory Rape

Trousdale County Man Charged in Weekend Homicide

HARTSVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Hartsville man on charges of first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on March 31st, TBI Special Agents joined deputies with the Trousdale County … Continue reading Trousdale County Man Charged in Weekend Homicide

Two Men Indicted on Charges of Solicitation of a Minor

JACKSON – An undercover operation conducted by the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Jackson-Madison County Metro Narcotics Unit has resulted in the indictment and arrest of two men in a targeted effort to identify individuals attempting to purchase illicit sex from minors. In October of 2018, a female TBI … Continue reading Two Men Indicted on Charges of Solicitation of a Minor

Kingsport Man Arrested for a Second Time in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

KINGSPORT – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Kingsport man for a second time as part of an ongoing human trafficking investigation. Earlier this year, TBI Agents began investigating Zachery Felton (DOB 4/14/85) after he was arrested during a joint undercover human trafficking operation with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. … Continue reading Kingsport Man Arrested for a Second Time in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in LaFollette

Updated 04/02 at 6:35 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Lianna Renee London (DOB 10/03/90), of Jacksboro, TN. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday morning in LaFollette. Preliminary information indicates that just before 7:00 … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in LaFollette

Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

BUENA VISTA – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Huntingdon man in connection to a Friday evening homicide. On Friday, authorities found the body of James Dale Kelly (DOB: 7/19/1999), with an apparent gunshot wound, at a home in … Continue reading Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case

DECATUR – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former police officer accused of misconduct while on duty. On February 22nd, at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Agents began investigating a December 1, 2018 incident involving Eobard Thawne, who was then an officer for … Continue reading Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case