Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Sevierville Doctor and Two Patients

Updated at 12:10 p.m. (ET) to include a photo of Christy Stiles. SEVIER COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division, the Tennessee Office of Inspector General, the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Health Related Boards, United States Department of Health and Human Services, … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Sevierville Doctor and Two Patients

TBI Agents Investigating Early-Morning Officer-Involved Shooting in McNairy County

At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that happened early Monday morning in McNairy County. Preliminary information indicates the incident began at approximately 1:14 a.m. on U.S. Highway 45 in Chester County. Officers from the Henderson Police Department attempted to effectuate a traffic stop after receiving … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Early-Morning Officer-Involved Shooting in McNairy County

Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Indictment and Arrest

SPRINGFIELD – An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Children’s Services, and the 19th District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Livingston man. In May, Agents began investigating a tip to the Tennessee Human … Continue reading Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Indictment and Arrest

Texans Charged, Arrested in Hardin County Murder

SAVANNAH – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a man and woman from Texas in connection to a death in Hardin County. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, … Continue reading Texans Charged, Arrested in Hardin County Murder

Governor’s Office Announces $10,000 Reward in 1992 Benton County Case

CAMDEN – Special Agents with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are asking for any information that may help solve a 1992 Benton County missing person case. Shortly after a family member reported Sheila Bradford missing to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on September 22, 1992, TBI Special Agents joined the … Continue reading Governor’s Office Announces $10,000 Reward in 1992 Benton County Case

Humboldt Man Free on Bond, Charged with Aggravated Arson

HUMBOLDT – Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gibson County man in connection with a fire at a residence in Humboldt, in which four individuals were inside. Saturday, TBI Agents, along with accelerant detection canine Wrigley, joined the Humboldt Fire Department and the Humboldt Police Department … Continue reading Humboldt Man Free on Bond, Charged with Aggravated Arson

Sex Offender Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Pornography Case

LAWRENCEBURG – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment, charging a Lawrenceburg man after an investigation revealed him to be in possession of child pornography. In early 2020, the TBI received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that Timothy Lynn Smith (DOB 3-16-71), a man on … Continue reading Sex Offender Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Pornography Case

Claiborne County Nurse Indicted on Prescription Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Claiborne County nurse on forgery and prescription fraud charges. In June, after being contacted by the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Health Related Boards, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division began … Continue reading Claiborne County Nurse Indicted on Prescription Fraud Charges

Undercover Decatur County Drug Investigation Leads to Indictments, Arrests

DECATUR COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of three men in Decatur County on drug counts. In November 2019, Agents began an investigation into reports of methamphetamine being sold by individuals in Decatur County and began conducting controlled … Continue reading Undercover Decatur County Drug Investigation Leads to Indictments, Arrests

Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation of a fatal fire by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Wilson County man. In November 2019, fire investigators responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Commerce Street in Watertown. Resident Ben Edward Thompson, … Continue reading Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire