Helenwood Man Charged with Aggravated Assault on Officers

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Helenwood man on aggravated assault charges involving two officers. On July 18th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting that … Continue reading Helenwood Man Charged with Aggravated Assault on Officers

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TBI Accepting Entries for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling all 5th graders from across the state to participate in the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) 2017 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest by entering at the state level for a chance to be selected as the national winner and awarded a free trip to … Continue reading TBI Accepting Entries for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Madisonville Man Indicted in Felony Vandalism Case

CHATTANOOGA – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Madisonville man on vandalism charges. In August 2015, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents began investigating a report of product vandalism at the Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing plant in … Continue reading Madisonville Man Indicted in Felony Vandalism Case

Weakley County Man Charged with Arson and Insurance Fraud

JACKSON– A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Sharon man on charges of arson and insurance fraud. On September 25th, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with TFIS to investigate the circumstances surrounding a … Continue reading Weakley County Man Charged with Arson and Insurance Fraud

Now Hiring! Criminal History Examiner

CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 1 TENNESSEE INSTANT CHECK SYSTEM UNIT, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for performing entry level criminal history examination work, to include verifying and updating criminal history information for dispositions, diversions, fingerprint submissions, and/or expungement orders. Performs background checks for local and/or state law enforcement agencies, Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs), attorneys, … Continue reading Now Hiring! Criminal History Examiner

Hardin Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Hoax Explosives Investigation

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Savannah man accused of creating hoax devices found in his home during a fire investigation. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matthew Stowe, TBI Agents, along with authorities from Tennessee Fire Investigative Services, began investigating this case on … Continue reading Hardin Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Hoax Explosives Investigation

UPDATED STATEMENT: Rebecca Lewis AMBER Alert

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is the designated clearinghouse for missing children for the state of Tennessee and the only law enforcement agency in the state that can issue an AMBER Alert. There are certain criteria that must be met before issuing an AMBER Alert. In a situation where we receive a request from another … Continue reading UPDATED STATEMENT: Rebecca Lewis AMBER Alert

Convicted Murderer, Who Jumped Bond During Trial, Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

CHATTANOOGA – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list, Christopher Christian Padgett. Padgett (DOB 3-9-94) is wanted by the TBI and the Chattanooga Police Department. On Wednesday, Padgett cut off his GPS monitoring device in order to avoid standing trial in Hamilton County. Despite not being … Continue reading Convicted Murderer, Who Jumped Bond During Trial, Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

Benton County Woman Faces Arson, Insurance Fraud Charges

JACKSON – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the Tennessee Fire Investigative Services has resulted in the arrest of a Camden woman on charges of arson and insurance fraud.                                                                    At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the … Continue reading Benton County Woman Faces Arson, Insurance Fraud Charges

Joint Investigation Yields Charges in Deadly Pawn Shop Robbery & Arson

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working with investigators from the Whitwell Police Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments for a woman accused of robbing a pawn shop, killing its owner, and setting fire to the business in an effort to cover up the crime. At the request … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Charges in Deadly Pawn Shop Robbery & Arson