Now Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. FORENSIC TECHNICIAN CODIS UNIT, NASHVILLE CRIME LABORATORY JOB DUTIES Responsible for receiving CODIS arrestee and convicted offender kits from law enforcement officials across the state of Tennessee and processing the kits as required. Searches kit information using the Tennessee Offender … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Forensic Technician

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Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained an indictment for a man accused of trafficking a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of commercial sex. During the course of the investigation, authorities determined that, in early August, Charles Denton (DOB 4-3-83) … Continue reading Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lewis County

Updated 9:50 a.m. CT: The deceased individual has been identified as John Timmons, 67. He does not have a permanent home address. TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred late Monday night in Lewis County. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred between 10:30-11 p.m. CT, at the Thousand Trails … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lewis County

Second TBI Top 10 Suspect Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Now in Custody

Updated 9/4 at 9:30 a.m. to reflect updated booking photo. JOHNSON CITY – Just days after her boyfriend was arrested, a woman who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in June is now in custody, after being located today in Louisiana. Makayla Stilwell (DOB 4/6/95) had been wanted by the Sullivan County … Continue reading Second TBI Top 10 Suspect Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Now in Custody

One of Two TBI Top 10 Suspects Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Captured in Louisiana

JOHNSON CITY – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list in June is now in custody, after being arrested in Louisiana. Jarret Cole Heitmann had been wanted by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face a number of charges, including … Continue reading One of Two TBI Top 10 Suspects Wanted on Attempted Murder and Robbery Charges Captured in Louisiana

TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE (9-5-17): The injured individual, shot by an officer from the Ripley Police Department during this incident, is Nicholas Fulton, Jr. (DOB 6-21-99).  At the request of the office of the 25th District Attorney General, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in Ripley. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

Ongoing Investigation into 2016 Double Homicide Results in Two Additional Arrests

Updated 8/30/17 at 2:30 p.m. to include updated bond information for Williams. JACKSON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the TBI and officers with the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Department, the U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI has resulted in the arrest of two individuals, charged in connection to a 2016 double homicide in … Continue reading Ongoing Investigation into 2016 Double Homicide Results in Two Additional Arrests

Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Opening in Chattanooga

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: INTELLIGENCE ANALYST 2 DRUG INVESTIGATION DIVISION, CHATTANOOGA FIELD OFFICE JOB DUTIES Responsible for providing analytical support to the Dangerous Drugs Task Force, Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication, and the Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, and other drug investigation … Continue reading Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Opening in Chattanooga

Jefferson County Man Indicted on Forgery Charge

KNOXVILLE– An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Jefferson County man on a forgery charge. On May 24th, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations that Timothy Mack Lindsey (DOB 2/3/73) forged a signature on … Continue reading Jefferson County Man Indicted on Forgery Charge

Three Charged in Bluff City Election Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in three Bluff City residents being charged with violating an election law. On June 19th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating reports of election law violations that occurred during the … Continue reading Three Charged in Bluff City Election Investigation