Woman Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Police Officers

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a woman accused of pointing a gun at two police officers, resulting in an officer-involved shooting earlier this year in Robertson County. At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting in White … Continue reading Woman Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Police Officers

Corrections Officer Arrested, Accused of Assaulting Inmate

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a corrections officer accused of assaulting an inmate under her supervision. At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating Teresa Maria Howell (DOB 6-30-63) on June 19th. During the course of the investigation, Agents … Continue reading Corrections Officer Arrested, Accused of Assaulting Inmate

Former Sullivan County Corrections Officer Indicted on Assault Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County Corrections Officer on assault charges. On January 24th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that occurred at … Continue reading Former Sullivan County Corrections Officer Indicted on Assault Charges

TBI Case Yields Charges for Man Accused of Threatening Judge

MEMPHIS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, have arrested and charged an Oakland man accused of threatening the life of a judge. On Sunday, at the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of threats against … Continue reading TBI Case Yields Charges for Man Accused of Threatening Judge

4 County Correction Officers, 1 Inmate Indicted in 2 TBI Jail Assault Cases

COOKEVILLE – In two separate cases, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a total of five individuals in connection to allegations of the mistreatment of inmates in the Morgan County Jail. In the first case, which began November 24, 2015 at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell … Continue reading 4 County Correction Officers, 1 Inmate Indicted in 2 TBI Jail Assault Cases

Lincoln County Judicial Commissioner Faces Assault Charge

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Lincoln County Judicial Commissioner being charged with assault. On March 3rd, at the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, Special Agents began investigating an incident that occurred at a market on Huntsville Highway in Fayetteville a … Continue reading Lincoln County Judicial Commissioner Faces Assault Charge

Former Police Sergeant Charged Following TBI Inquiry into Arrest Assault Allegation

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former police sergeant accused of mistreating an arrestee. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating Robert Carl Pipkins on November 14, 2014. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that … Continue reading Former Police Sergeant Charged Following TBI Inquiry into Arrest Assault Allegation

Teacher Nabbed, Facing Charges, Following TBI Case

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a middle school teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Lori Phillips-Jones, TBI Special Agents, along with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department, began investigating Lonnie Vann on November 4, 2013. During the course of the … Continue reading Teacher Nabbed, Facing Charges, Following TBI Case

Bogus Assault Claim Leads to False Report Charge in TBI Case

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained an indictment for a Nashville man accused of filing a false report after accusing two Sheriff’s deputies of assault. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Bill Whitesell, TBI Special Agents began investigating Billy J. King, Jr. on April 8, 2014. On April 3rd, the … Continue reading Bogus Assault Claim Leads to False Report Charge in TBI Case