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

Kentucky Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: David DeWayne Evans, Jr. Evans (DOB 8-19-85) is wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Evading and Possession of … Continue reading Kentucky Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

Claiborne County Man Indicted in Child’s Death

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Claiborne County man in connection with the death of a child. On September 6th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents, with the assistance of the Tazewell Police Department, New Tazewell Police Department, … Continue reading Claiborne County Man Indicted in Child’s Death

East Tennessee Pharmacist Indicted on Healthcare Fraud Charges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has led to the indictment of a pharmacist on healthcare fraud charges. In January 2013, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, working alongside the U.S. … Continue reading East Tennessee Pharmacist Indicted on Healthcare Fraud Charges

New Tazewell Police Officer Charged with Official Misconduct, Theft

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a New Tazewell police officer on official misconduct and theft charges. On August 2nd, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding the theft of evidence … Continue reading New Tazewell Police Officer Charged with Official Misconduct, Theft

TBI Fugitive From Claiborne County Captured in Kentucky

NASHVILLE – A New Tazewell man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list on January 4th is now in custody in Laurel County, Kentucky. Rick James Brock was captured Thursday evening by U. S. Marshals. A tip earlier in the day led officers to Brock’s brother’s residence at … Continue reading TBI Fugitive From Claiborne County Captured in Kentucky