Three Arrested, Charged in Claiborne County Homicide

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tazewell Police Department has resulted in the arrest of three people in connection to the murder of a Tazewell man. On February 22nd, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, … Continue reading Three Arrested, Charged in Claiborne County Homicide

Claiborne County Deputy Charged in Connection to Hancock County Assault

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Claiborne County deputy on assault charges. In March, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents began investigating an incident involving a Claiborne County deputy that occurred on February 13th … Continue reading Claiborne County Deputy Charged in Connection to Hancock County Assault

Claiborne County Nurse Indicted on Prescription Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Claiborne County nurse on forgery and prescription fraud charges. In June, after being contacted by the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Health Related Boards, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division began … Continue reading Claiborne County Nurse Indicted on Prescription Fraud Charges

Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division and the Tazewell Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville woman on fraud and identity theft charges. In March 2018, after receiving information from Adult Protective Services regarding possible TennCare fraud, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Knoxville man on multiple counts of statutory rape by an authority figure. In September, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents joined the New Tazewell Police Department in investigating … Continue reading Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

Former Assistant Jail Administrator Charged with Assault, Official Oppression

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of the former assistant jail administrator in Claiborne County. Last month, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating an alleged assault of an inmate at the Claiborne County … Continue reading Former Assistant Jail Administrator Charged with Assault, Official Oppression

TBI Special Agents, Forensic Scientists Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Claiborne County

Updated 8:35 a.m. ET 2/18: The deceased individual has been identified as Elizabeth Ann Stropp (DOB 06/12/81), of Sevierville.  At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents and Forensic Scientists are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred in Claiborne County Sunday afternoon. Preliminary information indicates that … Continue reading TBI Special Agents, Forensic Scientists Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Claiborne County

Skeletal Remains Identified as Missing Claiborne County Woman

Skeletal remains discovered in November of last year as part of an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have been positively identified as a woman missing from Claiborne County. In April 2017, Veronica Casciato was reported missing from Claiborne County. Several days later, her vehicle was found in a parking area … Continue reading Skeletal Remains Identified as Missing Claiborne County Woman

Claiborne County Sheriff, Two Employees Indicted Following Joint Investigation

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service has resulted in the indictment and arrest of Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray and two of his employees. In August … Continue reading Claiborne County Sheriff, Two Employees Indicted Following Joint Investigation

Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Claiborne County

KNOXVILLE – A man who was added to the TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list Monday is now in custody. David DeWayne Evans, Jr. was captured this afternoon. Evans (DOB 8-19-85) was wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly … Continue reading Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Claiborne County