Cleveland Man Charged in August Church Fire in Polk County

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other agencies has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Bradley County man on an arson charge. At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, on August 16th, TBI Special Agents joined the Benton Police … Continue reading Cleveland Man Charged in August Church Fire in Polk County

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Grundy County Deputy Charged in 2017 Officer-Involved Shooting

COOKEVILLE – An officer-involved shooting investigation in Grundy County by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a deputy, charged with voluntary manslaughter. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on December 24, 2017, TBI Special Agents responded to an officer-involved shooting that occurred around … Continue reading Grundy County Deputy Charged in 2017 Officer-Involved Shooting

New Hampshire Missing Person Identified as Greene County Homicide Victim

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a homicide that took place more than 30 years ago. On April 14, 1985, the body of a young female was found partially decomposed along Interstate 81 in Greene County near Exit 44. TBI Special Agents joined … Continue reading New Hampshire Missing Person Identified as Greene County Homicide Victim

TBI Announces 2019 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2019 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 missing children home safely, while highlighting the importance of … Continue reading TBI Announces 2019 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Jackson County Man Indicted in TBI Child Pornography Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, have obtained indictments for a Jackson County man accused of possessing child pornography. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents began investigating Patrick Timothy Sheehan (DOB 9-3-56) in July … Continue reading Jackson County Man Indicted in TBI Child Pornography Investigation

McMinnville Man Arrested, Charged with Arson

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, and Tennessee Fire Investigation Services has resulted in the indictment of a McMinnville man on an arson charge. On March 22nd, TBI Special Agents joined investigators from Warren County and Fire Investigation Services in responding to … Continue reading McMinnville Man Arrested, Charged with Arson

Bluff City Man Indicted, Arrested on False Reporting and Theft Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has led to the indictment of a Bluff City man accused of filing false reports and theft. In December 2017, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating … Continue reading Bluff City Man Indicted, Arrested on False Reporting and Theft Charges

TBI Theft & Misconduct Case Yields Arrest of Former Sheriff’s Lieutenant

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former lieutenant of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office who stands accused of theft and misconduct. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Agents began investigating Jason Norris Mathis (DOB 2-19-76) on July 12th. During the course … Continue reading TBI Theft & Misconduct Case Yields Arrest of Former Sheriff’s Lieutenant

TBI Arrests, Charges Man Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Minor

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged an Elmwood man who stands accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents, assisted by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Cookeville Police Department, began … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Man Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Minor

TBI Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Monday morning in Cocke County. Preliminary information indicates that just before 12:30 a.m., deputies with the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office along with an officer from the Newport Police … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Cocke County Officer-Involved Shooting