TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Tad Cummins, of Columbia. Cummins (DOB 7-1-66) is wanted by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggravated Kidnapping and Sexual Contact with a Minor. On March 13th, Cummins … Continue reading TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED: 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 18, 2017 At the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon near Alamo. Preliminary information indicates the incident began shortly around 2:15 PM CST, when a subject, identified as Rodney James Hess (DOB 4-6-80, of … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting

AMBER Alert Update 2: Elizabeth Thomas

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation remains extremely concerned for the well-being of Elizabeth Thomas, the victim in an ongoing AMBER Alerts in Tennessee and Alabama. Though the TBI cannot discuss specifics at this time, investigative efforts have revealed a troubling pattern of behavior by Tad Cummins, suggesting the 50-year-old may have been abusing his role … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 2: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Study

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released to the public its annual crime study detailing the volume and nature of crime on the state’s college and university campuses. ‘Crime on Campus’ compiles data submitted to TBI by the state’s colleges, universities, and law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Study

AMBER Alert Update 1: Elizabeth Thomas

In spite of a relatively few number of tips, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues its work, alongside the Maury County Sheriff’s Department, to locate and recover 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, who became the subject of a statewide AMBER Alert issued by the TBI, along with an Alabama AMBER Alert, on Tuesday evening. Thomas is white, … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 1: Elizabeth Thomas

Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: CJIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST CJIS SUPPORT CENTER, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY   JOB DUTIES Responsible for conducting National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training and providing assistance to law enforcement agencies with all NCIC related questions. Teaches NCIC Basic Certification, Terminal Agency Contact … Continue reading Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

Murder Suspect & TBI ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ Fugitive Captured

NASHVILLE – One day after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list, a man accused in connection to a Chattanooga homicide has been captured by law enforcement. Jacob Evan Coyne (DOB 10-5-95) was wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of … Continue reading Murder Suspect & TBI ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ Fugitive Captured

Constable Indicted on Aggravated Assault and Official Oppression Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Carter County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Carter County Constable. In December, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating an incident involving Constable Barney G. … Continue reading Constable Indicted on Aggravated Assault and Official Oppression Charges

Homicide Suspect Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Jacob Evan Coyne. Coyne (DOB 10-5-95) is wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Criminal Homicide and Especially Aggravated Robbery in connection to an incident that occurred on … Continue reading Homicide Suspect Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

Former Sullivan County Corrections Officer Indicted on Assault Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County Corrections Officer on assault charges. On January 24th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that occurred at … Continue reading Former Sullivan County Corrections Officer Indicted on Assault Charges