Three Indicted, Charged in Theft from 4-H Clay Target Program

MADISONVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for three people accused of stealing funds from a youth clay target program. In December 2015, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents began investigating the theft of approximately $30,000, over several years, from the Monroe County … Continue reading Three Indicted, Charged in Theft from 4-H Clay Target Program

Former Finance Firm Employee Arrested, Charged in TBI Theft Case

LAFAYETTE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former employee of a Macon County finance firm accused of abusing her position to steal customer loan payments. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating Serena Swindle (DOB: 4-1-78) in March of … Continue reading Former Finance Firm Employee Arrested, Charged in TBI Theft Case

Second Man Indicted, Arrested in Deadly 2019 Ripley Shooting

RIPLEY – An ongoing investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Ripley Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force has resulted in a second arrest in connection with a 2019 double shooting in Ripley. On April 21, 2019, at … Continue reading Second Man Indicted, Arrested in Deadly 2019 Ripley Shooting

Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Updated 2/5/20 at 3:10 p.m. Additional details from the initial release are in bold. COOKEVILLE – A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the … Continue reading Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment, Arrest

OVERTON COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in a Livingston man being charged with second degree murder and several drug-related offenses. In September, TBI Special Agents, along with detectives with the Clay County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Joint Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictment, Arrest

Three Arrested in Series of Structure Fires Spanning Two Counties

HOUSTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Dickson County Sheriff’s Office and Houston County Fire Department resulted in the arrest of three men on arson charges. On Thursday, at the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, Agents joined the investigation into a … Continue reading Three Arrested in Series of Structure Fires Spanning Two Counties

TBI Director Appointed to Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

NASHVILLE -- During a ceremony today in Washington, D.C., David Rausch, Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, was appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. On October 28, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order No. 13896, authorizing and designating the … Continue reading TBI Director Appointed to Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

Lebanon Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

LEBANON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lebanon Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Wilson County man on weapons charges. This week, TBI agents began investigating allegations involving an individual residing in the 200 block of Jennings Avenue … Continue reading Lebanon Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a Jonesborough woman accused of providing false information to authorities. In December, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Special Agents began investigating a tip that was sent to state authorities involving … Continue reading Jonesborough Woman Arrested, Accused of Providing False Information to Authorities

Sumner County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a White House man on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. TBI Agents received information via a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and … Continue reading Sumner County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor