Drug Investigation Leads to Seizure of Suspected Fentanyl, Newbern Man Arrested

NEWBERN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Newbern man on weapon and drug charges. Thursday, as part of an ongoing drug investigation, TBI Agents along with Agents from the 27th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Agents from … Continue reading Drug Investigation Leads to Seizure of Suspected Fentanyl, Newbern Man Arrested

Benton County Doctor Indicted on 20 Counts

CAMDEN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Camden doctor on multiple charges of TennCare Fraud. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe in May of 2016, TBI Agents began investigating allegations … Continue reading Benton County Doctor Indicted on 20 Counts

Selmer Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Official Misconduct

SELMER – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Criminal Investigation Division has resulted in the indictment of Selmer Police Chief Elmer Neal Burks on two counts. On December 11th, 2019, 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson requested the TBI investigate the theft of a cell phone held as seized property … Continue reading Selmer Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Official Misconduct

Camden Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

Updated 2/12/20 at 10:01 a.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Ryan Elizabeth Mills (DOB: 4/11/90) of Bruceton. CARROLL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with other Carroll County fire and law enforcement agencies, has resulted in the arrest of a Camden man on a … Continue reading Camden Man Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

Second Man Indicted, Arrested in Deadly 2019 Ripley Shooting

RIPLEY – An ongoing investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Ripley Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force has resulted in a second arrest in connection with a 2019 double shooting in Ripley. On April 21, 2019, at … Continue reading Second Man Indicted, Arrested in Deadly 2019 Ripley Shooting

Carroll County Man Arrested, Charged with Murder

CEDAR GROVE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Cedar Grove man in connection to a homicide in Carroll County. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, Tuesday evening, TBI Agents joined … Continue reading Carroll County Man Arrested, Charged with Murder

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST Tennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

For The First Time, Methamphetamine Tops Marijuana As State’s Most-Submitted Drug In 2019 NASHVILLE – For the first time since the TBI crime laboratories began keeping detailed statistics, methamphetamine eclipsed marijuana as the most-submitted drug in the state in 2019. “Drug addiction continues to be a major issue in Tennessee, and I believe this sharp … Continue reading TBI Laboratory Data Reveals Troubling Drug Trend

Teen Arrested, Charged in Death of Pregnant Woman and Unborn Child

BROWNSVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Brownsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Brownsville teenager in connection to a deadly December shooting in Brownsville in which a pregnant woman and her unborn child were fatally wounded and two others, including a child, were … Continue reading Teen Arrested, Charged in Death of Pregnant Woman and Unborn Child

TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

*Updated: 12/27/19 at 3:23 p.m. - The deceased individual's name and date of birth have been updated in the below release. MEMPHIS – At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal officer-involved shooting in Memphis that occurred late Thursday night. Preliminary information indicates the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis