Nashville Man Arrested, Fentanyl Pills Seized Following Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by drug agents and detectives with the TBI Middle Tennessee HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Drug-Related Death Task Force and the Murfreesboro Police Department has resulted in the seizure of approximately 15-thousand fentanyl-laced pills. In June, Murfreesboro PD detectives and TBI drug agents received information about an individual involved … Continue reading Nashville Man Arrested, Fentanyl Pills Seized Following Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

Ongoing Drug Investigation in Carroll County Leads to Additional Arrests

CARROLL COUNTY – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Huntingdon Police Department, and McKenzie Police Department has resulted in the arrest of four people on drug, weapons, and child endangerment charges. Since January, agents and investigators have worked proactively to target illicit drug … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation in Carroll County Leads to Additional Arrests

Nearly 200 Registered Sex Offenders in Rutherford County Checked During Compliance Operation

RUTHERFORD – A sex offender registry compliance operation by the United States Marshals Service Middle District, in coordination with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry Unit, and assisted by multiple local law enforcement agencies, concluded this week with the check of close to 200 registered offenders in Rutherford County. The three-day multi-agency saturation … Continue reading Nearly 200 Registered Sex Offenders in Rutherford County Checked During Compliance Operation

Shelbyville Woman Charged with Theft from Vulnerable Person

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the arrest of a Shelbyville woman, charged with financially exploiting a vulnerable person.   At the request of Adult Protective Services, in July 2021, agents began an investigation into an allegation of theft from … Continue reading Shelbyville Woman Charged with Theft from Vulnerable Person

Estate Executor Indicted, Charged in TBI Theft Case

WILSON COUNTY – A Gordonsville woman has been indicted following a TBI investigation into the theft of more than a quarter of a million dollars from an estate she oversaw. In June 2019, TBI special agents opened an investigation into the theft, at the request of the office of the 15th District Attorney General. Agents … Continue reading Estate Executor Indicted, Charged in TBI Theft Case

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI CONTRACT ANALYST – INTFISCAL UNITTBI Headquarters/County1 Vacancy Job Duties:Enters and monitors contract accounts payables ensuring all appropriate accounting strings and supporting documentation are submitted. Notifies TBI Professional Standards Unit (PSU) that Special Contract Requests have been approved and contracts … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

Memphis Man Charged with Making Threats on Judge, Prosecutor

DAVIDSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Cybercrime and Digital Evidence Unit into threats made against a judge and prosecutor in Davidson County has resulted in the arrest of a Memphis man.   On May 6th, at the request of 20th Judicial District Attorney General Glenn Funk, agents … Continue reading Memphis Man Charged with Making Threats on Judge, Prosecutor

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Publication

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2021 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the Tennessee Incident-Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: A total of 502,706 Group A (typically … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ Publication

Jackson Man Arrested After Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse Material

JACKSON – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Jackson man accused of possessing child sexual abuse material. On June 17th, agents with the TBI’s Cybercrime and Digital Evidence Unit Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children indicating that an … Continue reading Jackson Man Arrested After Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse Material

Arrests Made in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in McNairy County

SELMER – An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, McNairy County Sheriff’s Office, Selmer Police Department, Adamsville Police Department, Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force, Department of Human Services – Homeland Security Investigations, and in cooperation with the Office of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson has resulted in the arrest … Continue reading Arrests Made in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in McNairy County