TBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Subjects Responsible for Sevierville Murder

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sevierville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing homicide investigation that occurred in December 2015. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents, working alongside detectives with the Sevierville Police Department, continue to investigate the homicide of 71-year-old … Continue reading TBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Subjects Responsible for Sevierville Murder

New Billboards Launch in TBI’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

NASHVILLE – Beginning today, drivers on major roads across the state of Tennessee will see a set of new billboards as part of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s efforts to address the issue of human trafficking. The billboards, part of the agency’s ongoing ‘IT Has To Stop’ campaign, are designed to encourage people to visit … Continue reading New Billboards Launch in TBI’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

Lawrenceburg Woman Charged with Using Client’s Debit Card

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Lawrence County home care worker on charges of using a client’s debit card.                                                                  On June 14, 2016, TBI Special Agents joined Adult Protective Services and the Lawrenceburg Police Department … Continue reading Lawrenceburg Woman Charged with Using Client’s Debit Card

TBI Agents Investigating Franklin County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting this afternoon in Franklin County. Preliminary information indicates the incident began shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon, when authorities received, via 911, a troubling call from an individual, identified as Randy Wayne Cole … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Franklin County Officer-Involved Shooting

Former Caregiver Charged with Identity Theft

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Davidson County woman on a charge of identity theft.                                                           On November 30, 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating Cassandra Chrisman. At that time, Chrisman worked as a caregiver for … Continue reading Former Caregiver Charged with Identity Theft

TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Washington County Death Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in a homicide investigation that began on Christmas Eve. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents are working alongside detectives with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the … Continue reading TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Washington County Death Investigation

Murfreesboro Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Bedford County Homicide

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, have arrested and charged a Murfreesboro man in connection to a homicide earlier this month in the Shelbyville area. At the request of 17th District Attorney General Rob Carter, TBI Agents joined authorities in Bedford County … Continue reading Murfreesboro Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Bedford County Homicide

Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a nurse accused of falsifying records, resulting in fraudulent claims to TennCare. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Health, Agents began investigating Brenda Shields (DOB 4-4-70) on March 14th. During the course of the … Continue reading Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for three people in connection with a case involving healthcare fraud at a former medical practice in Knoxville. In August 2009, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received information pertaining to healthcare fraud and the illegal distribution of narcotics … Continue reading Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Former Corrections Officers Charged with Official Misconduct

CHATTANOOGA – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of three former Bradley County corrections officers on charges of official misconduct.                                                                   At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, on September 18th, TBI Special Agents began investigating the in-custody death of inmate Ralph Nelms … Continue reading Former Corrections Officers Charged with Official Misconduct