Undercover Decatur County Drug Investigation Leads to Indictments, Arrests

DECATUR COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of three men in Decatur County on drug counts. In November 2019, Agents began an investigation into reports of methamphetamine being sold by individuals in Decatur County and began conducting controlled … Continue reading Undercover Decatur County Drug Investigation Leads to Indictments, Arrests

Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation of a fatal fire by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Wilson County man. In November 2019, fire investigators responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Commerce Street in Watertown. Resident Ben Edward Thompson, … Continue reading Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

Decatur County Arson Investigation Results in Indictment, Arrest

DECATUR COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Decatur County Fire Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Parsons man, on charges of arson. In October of 2019, TBI Agents joined the Decatur County Fire Department in investigating a series of suspicious … Continue reading Decatur County Arson Investigation Results in Indictment, Arrest

Fifth Person Indicted, Charged in 2013 Decatur County Murder

DECATURVILLE – An extensive investigation by Special Agents with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a fifth indictment and arrest in a 2013 murder in Decatur County. John Wesley Conway, 28, of Decaturville, was found fatally shot in the 2200 block of Mount Lebanon Road in Decaturville on … Continue reading Fifth Person Indicted, Charged in 2013 Decatur County Murder

Caregivers Charged with Neglect of Vulnerable Adult

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the arrest of two caregivers who are charged with neglect of a patient. After receiving information from Adult Protective Services about a complaint of neglect involving a vulnerable adult, Agents began investigating Kelly Motes of … Continue reading Caregivers Charged with Neglect of Vulnerable Adult

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Fayette County Involving Shelby County SWAT Officers

At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Fayette County. The incident happened at approximately 4 a.m. in the 900 block of Fortune Road in Moscow, as officers with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, while assisting the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Fayette County Involving Shelby County SWAT Officers

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

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