Former Firefighter Charged in Weakley County Church Fire

*Updated 4/7/21 at 9:41 p.m. to reflect as of this evening, Clark is being held without bond. DRESDEN – A fire investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office into a fire at a Weakley County church has resulted … Continue reading Former Firefighter Charged in Weakley County Church Fire

Operation Big Red Ice Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

LEXINGTON – An undercover operation spanning more than a year into the sell of illicit drugs in Lexington and Henderson County has resulted in the indictment of 18 individuals. Operation Big Red Ice, led by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, began … Continue reading Operation Big Red Ice Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

Now Hiring! TBI Seeking Candidates for Positions in Nashville, Jackson, Chattanooga Offices

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 Tennessee Instant Check System 2 Vacancies TBI Headquarters, Davidson County Job Duties: Criminal History Examiner 3 (CHE3) will process Tennessee Instant Check System (TICS) appeals by receiving a purchaser's appeal, CHE3 shall proceed with efforts to obtain the final … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Seeking Candidates for Positions in Nashville, Jackson, Chattanooga Offices

Sixth Person Indicted in Deadly 2020 Fayette County Shooting

SOMERVILLE – A sixth person has been indicted and charged in connection to an August 2020 shooting in Fayette County that left one person dead and four others injured.  The indictment was a result of an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of … Continue reading Sixth Person Indicted in Deadly 2020 Fayette County Shooting

Crockett County Man Indicted, Arrested Following Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Investigation

BROWNSVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Technical Services Unit have arrested a Crockett County man indicted on numerous counts including Aggravated Statutory Rape. After receiving a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had solicited and exploited a minor victim on Facebook, the TBI Internet … Continue reading Crockett County Man Indicted, Arrested Following Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Investigation

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Arrests

UNION CITY – An undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force, and the Obion County Sheriff’s Office along with the Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations, Union City Police Department, and the 27th District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Arrests

TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that happened early Sunday morning in Ripley. Preliminary information indicates just after midnight, an officer with the Ripley Police Department was patrolling along Jefferson Street when he witnessed two individuals in a vehicle … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

Mother and Her Boyfriend Charged with Aggravated Abuse, Neglect of Vulnerable Daughter

DECATURVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division and Criminal Investigation Division has resulted in the arrest of a Decaturville mother and her boyfriend on charges of abuse and neglect of the woman’s adult daughter who relied on them for care. At the request of 24th … Continue reading Mother and Her Boyfriend Charged with Aggravated Abuse, Neglect of Vulnerable Daughter

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

Updated 9:55 a.m. 12/25/2020: The deceased individual has been identified as Michael Brandon Joyner, DOB 10/08/1981. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in Oakland in Fayette County.  Preliminary information indicates that around 6 p.m., an officer with the Oakland Police … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

Sardis Man Charged in Weekend Murder

ENVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Chester County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in an arrest in connection to the murder of a man in Enville over the weekend. At the request of 26th District Attorney General Jody Pickens, on Sunday, TBI Agents joined investigators with the … Continue reading Sardis Man Charged in Weekend Murder