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

Maryville Woman Indicted, Accused of Filing a False Report

JEFFERSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Maryville woman accused of identity theft and falsely reporting a sexual assault incident. In April, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI agents began investigating allegations of sexual assault involving … Continue reading Maryville Woman Indicted, Accused of Filing a False Report

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cumberland County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with authorities in Cumberland County Saturday afternoon. At approximately 2:30 p.m., troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to stop an individual traveling along Interstate 40 in Cumberland … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cumberland County

Two Charged in Arson, Burglary of Overton County Storage Business

OVERTON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents and fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Overton County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of two people, charged with the arson and burglary at a Livingston business. On the evening of August 29th, agents and deputies responded to a fire at … Continue reading Two Charged in Arson, Burglary of Overton County Storage Business

Sevier County Man Indicted in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

SEVIER COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Sevier County man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in July. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI special agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on … Continue reading Sevier County Man Indicted in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

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

Macon County Man Indicted on Charges of First Degree Murder and Cruelty to Animals

MACON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Red Boiling Springs man, charged with killing his wife and family dogs. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Jason Lawson, on August 10th, TBI special agents responded to a residence in the … Continue reading Macon County Man Indicted on Charges of First Degree Murder and Cruelty to Animals

Estate Planner Indicted, Charged in TBI Financial Exploitation Case

MURFREESBORO – Special agents from the TBI’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division have obtained indictments charging a Nashville man accused of financially exploiting an elderly client. TBI began its investigation into Michael David Verble (DOB 12-19-1955) in November, after receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services. During the investigation, agents determined … Continue reading Estate Planner Indicted, Charged in TBI Financial Exploitation Case

Joint Investigation in Coffee County Results in Arson Indictment

COFFEE COUNTY – An investigation by special agents and fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Coffee County Fire Investigations team, and Coffee County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of a Beechgrove man on an arson charge. On February 13th, TBI fire investigators joined Coffee County officials in responding to a fire … Continue reading Joint Investigation in Coffee County Results in Arson Indictment