TBI Arrests, Charges Subject in Tuesday Officer-Involved Shooting

MARION COUNTY – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Bell Buckle man accused of driving his vehicle toward law enforcement officers attempting to arrest him following a pursuit last night. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Subject in Tuesday Officer-Involved Shooting

Kingsport Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

KINGSPORT – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Kingsport man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred last month. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on April 17th … Continue reading Kingsport Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Ongoing McMinnville Murder Investigation Nets Second Arrest

MCMINNVILLE – A joint investigation with Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a second person charged in a January homicide. On January 12th, at the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, … Continue reading Ongoing McMinnville Murder Investigation Nets Second Arrest

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted, Charged Following Arrest-Related Assault

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a now former deputy of the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office who stands accused of assaulting an arrestee last year. On July 6, 2018, at the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Agents began investigating an incident, shortly after … Continue reading Former Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted, Charged Following Arrest-Related Assault

Six Face Charges Related to Washington County Jail Death

Updated 1/14 at 6:55 p.m. ET: Jonathan Pearson was located and arrested this evening in Kingsport. JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of six men in connection to the death of an inmate. On December … Continue reading Six Face Charges Related to Washington County Jail Death

Ardmore Woman Charged in Giles County Shooting

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators with the Giles County Sheriff’s Department, have arrested and charged an Ardmore woman in connection to a shooting Tuesday in Giles County. At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, on January 8th, TBI Agents and Giles County deputies began … Continue reading Ardmore Woman Charged in Giles County Shooting

Pulaski Man Indicted, Charged with Intentionally Starting a Fire that Injured His Daughter

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation has led to the indictment of a Pulaski man in connection to a fire that occurred in Giles County earlier this year. On May 21st, at the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Special Agents joined Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Pulaski Police Department in investigating … Continue reading Pulaski Man Indicted, Charged with Intentionally Starting a Fire that Injured His Daughter

Morgan County Deputy Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Morgan County Sheriff's deputy, who faces official misconduct and aggravated assault charges. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a use of force allegation related … Continue reading Morgan County Deputy Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct

Georgia Man Charged Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Kingsport

JOHNSON CITY - An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Kingsport has resulted in the arrest of a Georgia man. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred Monday morning in Kingsport. The investigation … Continue reading Georgia Man Charged Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Kingsport

Alabama Man Added to TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Brian Lee Cleckler. Cleckler (DOB 1/26/79) is wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for two counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Evading Arrest, and Unlawful Possession of a … Continue reading Alabama Man Added to TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List