TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Madison County

*Updated 5/13/22: The deceased individual has been identified as Ramiro Guerrero II (DOB: 2/2/96) of San Antonio, Texas. At the request of 26th District Attorney General Jody Pickens, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in Madison County. Shortly before midnight, Tuesday, deputies with the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Madison County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cocke County

UPDATED 4/4/22 at 9:45 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Christopher C. Hutson (DOB: 5/26/87), of Church Hill, TN. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in Cocke County. The incident happened just before … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cocke County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in McMinn County. Shortly after 2:00 a.m., deputies with the McMinn County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 300 block of County Road 116 in Athens … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred overnight Saturday in Bradley County. Preliminary reports indicate that just before midnight, deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

Two Scott County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Homicide

SCOTT COUNTY – An joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of two men in connection with a shooting that occurred in October. On October 25, 2021, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI agents began … Continue reading Two Scott County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Homicide

Pikeville Man Indicted Following TBI Rape Investigation

BLEDSOE COUNTY – A Pikeville man faces a felony charge, accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor. In late October, at the request of 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor, TBI special agents began investigating Braydon Pendergrass (DOB 2-7-2002). Agents subsequently developed information Pendergrass had a sexual encounter with a minor earlier in … Continue reading Pikeville Man Indicted Following TBI Rape Investigation

TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2021. The report, released in accordance with the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated §38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. Data … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

Man Charged in 2015 Homicide, Indicted in 2021 Murder

SOMERVILLE – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Somerville Police Department, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Office of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson has resulted in the indictment of a Somerville man in connection with a 2021 murder. On November 10, 2021, at the request of General … Continue reading Man Charged in 2015 Homicide, Indicted in 2021 Murder

Caregivers Indicted in Death of Vulnerable Adult

CORDOVA – A joint investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Memphis Police Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an owner/caregiver of a care home and another caregiver in the death of a 60-year-old patient. On March 4, 2021, at the … Continue reading Caregivers Indicted in Death of Vulnerable Adult

Multiple-Count Indictment Returned in 2021 Death of Hardin County Deputy

SAVANNAH – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Clifton man in the September 2021 shooting death of a deputy with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. On September 26, 2021, at the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, TBI agents began investigating … Continue reading Multiple-Count Indictment Returned in 2021 Death of Hardin County Deputy