TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during the execution of arrest warrants out of Sumner County, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 12:40 p.m., officers with the Multi-Agency Gang Unit attempted to serve arrest warrants to an individual at … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

“Operation Thundering Justice” Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

*Updated at 8:35 p.m. to include the arrest of Roy L. Hopper and increase the number of those arrested to 16. HUNTINGDON – An undercover operation spanning more than a year into the sell of illicit drugs throughout Carroll County has resulted in the indictment of numerous individuals. “Operation Thundering Justice,” led by special agents … Continue reading “Operation Thundering Justice” Nets Drug Indictments and Arrests

Two-Pounds of Fentanyl Seized in Undercover Shelby County Investigation

CORDOVA – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the support of Homeland Security Investigation – Memphis Office, has resulted in the seizure of a large amount of fentanyl, likely saving countless lives. “Last year, Tennessee … Continue reading Two-Pounds of Fentanyl Seized in Undercover Shelby County Investigation

Henry County Correctional Officer Arrested, Charged

*Updated 9/15/21 at 4:29 p.m. –  As part of the TBI’s ongoing investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for former Henry County Correctional Officer Richard Sanders on a count of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure involving a female inmate.  Today, TBI special agents arrested Sanders and booked him into the Henry County Jail on … Continue reading Henry County Correctional Officer Arrested, Charged

“Operation Big Red Ice” Results in Additional Indictments

JACKSON – The ongoing undercover drug investigation, “Operation Big Red Ice,” which resulted in 18 indictments in Henderson County in April, has led to additional indictments in Madison County. “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” Results in Additional Indictments

Former Madison County Detention Specialist Charged with Assault, Official Misconduct

JACKSON – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Madison County Detention Specialist. At the request of 26th District Attorney General Jody Pickens, in September 2020, TBI agents began investigating a report of an inmate assault in the Madison County Jail.  … Continue reading Former Madison County Detention Specialist Charged with Assault, Official Misconduct

Gibson County Man Arrested, Charged in Double Murder

MILAN – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, with the support of the United States Marshals Service Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force, has resulted in the arrest of a Milan man in connection with a double homicide. On August 23rd, at the … Continue reading Gibson County Man Arrested, Charged in Double Murder

Eleven Men Arrested, Charged in Jackson Human Trafficking Operation

*Updated: 8/30/21 at 6:44 p.m. to correct hometown of Gene Depriest. JACKSON – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Human Trafficking Task Force and the Jackson Police Department, in conjunction with Operation United Front, a 12-state human trafficking operation led by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office … Continue reading Eleven Men Arrested, Charged in Jackson Human Trafficking Operation

Drug Investigation Results in Arrest and Drug Seizure

HUNTINGDON – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Huntingdon Police Department, and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an individual on various drug charges. A proactive investigation into drug activity in Huntingdon, which began in June, led … Continue reading Drug Investigation Results in Arrest and Drug Seizure

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Monday afternoon. Around 12 p.m., while conducting an investigation in the 3700 block of Robin Park Circle in Memphis, Shelby … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County