New Johnsonville Man Charged in Connection with Benton County Fire

CAMDEN – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Humphreys County man on charges in connection with a fire earlier this week. On December 4th, TBI agents joined the Benton County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a camper fire, which occurred the day … Continue reading New Johnsonville Man Charged in Connection with Benton County Fire

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

*UPDATE: 12/6/22, 12:12 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as James West Jr. (DOB: 2/6/83) of Sarah, Mississippi. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday night in Memphis. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

OAKLAND – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Oakland Police Department has led to the indictment and arrest of an Oakland couple in connection with the death of their infant son in June. At the request of 25th Judicial District Attorney General Mark Davidson, on June 23rd, … Continue reading Oakland Parents Indicted in Death of 7-Month-Old Son

Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

LEXINGTON – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a man from Lexington on multiple drug charges. Since April, agents and investigators have worked to target the distribution of heroin … Continue reading Investigation into Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl leads to Indictment

20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

State and local agencies to honor victims and survivors of homicide at First Baptist Church NASHVILLE – For the last two decades, state and local public safety officials, along with families of homicide victims, have gathered to honor and remember victims and survivors of homicide during the holiday season. This year will mark the state’s … Continue reading 20th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember to be Held December 1

TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Updated: 11/22/22, 9:21 a.m. - In consultation with District Attorney General Mulroy, the injured individual, a 15-year-old male juvenile, has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault Against a First Responder, and Felony Evading Arrest. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 30th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Mulroy, TBI … Continue reading TBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Investigation into Distribution of Meth Leads to Drug, Weapons Seizure and Arrest

CEDAR GROVE – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Memphis Police Department, and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Henderson County man on drug and weapons charges. Since June, agents and officers have investigated Jamie L. Pearson in connection … Continue reading Investigation into Distribution of Meth Leads to Drug, Weapons Seizure and Arrest

TennCare Investigation Leads to Arrest of Benefits Recipient

BETHEL SPRINGS – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division into fraudulent TennCare time sheets has resulted in the arrest of a TennCare recipient in Bethel Springs. In July, after receiving information from the Division of TennCare’s Office of Program Integrity, TBI agents began an investigation into … Continue reading TennCare Investigation Leads to Arrest of Benefits Recipient

Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Benton County

CAMDEN – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 24th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and Huntingdon Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two individuals on multiple drug and weapons charges. As part of the ongoing investigation into drug activity in Benton County, … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Benton County

Two Indicted in 2021 Murder of Tiptonville Woman

TIPTONVILLE – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictments and arrests of two individuals in connection with the January 2021 murder of Birdie Mae Terry in Tiptonville. On January 10, 2021, at the request of 29th Judicial District Attorney General Danny Goodman, agents began investigating the … Continue reading Two Indicted in 2021 Murder of Tiptonville Woman