Fire Investigation Results in Indictment of Robertson County Woman

ROBERTSON COUNTY – A Cedar Hill woman has been indicted and arrested following an investigation by fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office. On June 1st, units from the Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department and deputies with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure … Continue reading Fire Investigation Results in Indictment of Robertson County Woman

Jobs Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 12 Vacancies TBI Headquarters/Davidson County1 - Forensic Biology Unit 1 - Microanalysis Unit Job Duties:Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and composing technical laboratory reports describing the … Continue reading Jobs Announced at TBI Headquarters

Oneida Man Arrested, Charged in Joint Child Abuse Investigation

SCOTT COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Oneida man accused of child abuse. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI agents are working alongside detectives with the Scott County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Oneida Man Arrested, Charged in Joint Child Abuse Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Grundy County

At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a woman during an interaction with an officer from the Monteagle Police Department. On Monday, Monteagle officers received a report of a person with a weapon in the area of a market … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Grundy County

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the office of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of four men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

24 Law Enforcement Officers Graduate TBI State Academy

NASHVILLE – Two dozen Tennessee law enforcement officers have become the newest graduates of the TBI State Academy, built as a professional and specialized training ground for public safety professionals who want to expand their education and training in the criminal justice field. Modeled after the FBI’s National Academy, the TBI State Academy includes specialized … Continue reading 24 Law Enforcement Officers Graduate TBI State Academy

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cleveland

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a man during an interaction with officers from the Cleveland Police Department Saturday afternoon. Just before 1:30 p.m., Cleveland officers received a report that Matthew James Riggs (DOB 8/6/71) was threatening to harm … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cleveland

Claiborne County Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Claiborne County man on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor. In April 2020, TBI agents received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, indicating that an individual had … Continue reading Claiborne County Man Indicted, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Search Warrant, Arrests

LEXINGTON – An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Lexington Police Department, and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two people on drug and weapons charges. A proactive investigation into drug trafficking in Lexington and Henderson County led agents and … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Search Warrant, Arrests

Shelbyville Man Indicted, Charged in Shelbyville & Nashville Shootings

NASHVILLE – Ongoing casework by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to 13 felony indictments for a Shelbyville man in connection to two shootings – one of them deadly – earlier this year in Middle Tennessee. On August 13th, at the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, TBI special … Continue reading Shelbyville Man Indicted, Charged in Shelbyville & Nashville Shootings