Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

TULLAHOMA – Working alongside several local agencies, Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division have obtained indictments for a Tullahoma man in connection to the recent suspected drug-related deaths of two individuals. Following the deaths in early June, TBI Agents joined the investigation, alongside the Tullahoma Police Department, the Manchester Police … Continue reading Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Coffee County Hotel Fire

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation has led to an arrest in connection to a fire that occurred at a Manchester hotel. On Thursday, TBI Special Agents joined Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Manchester Fire Department in investigating a fire that occurred at Econo Lodge Inn and Suites located along Hillsboro Avenue. During the course … Continue reading Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Coffee County Hotel Fire

TBI Special Agents Investigating Coffee County Shooting that Injured Two Deputies

UPDATED at 8:45 PM Monday, June 19th. At the request of 14th District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding a Monday afternoon shooting that left two Coffee County deputies injured. Preliminary information indicates the incident began just before 3:00 PM, when Coffee County Deputy Wade Bassett, 71, went into … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Coffee County Shooting that Injured Two Deputies

New Indictments Announced for Two Suspects in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained additional indictments for two individuals already facing charges in connection to an ongoing TBI juvenile human sex trafficking investigation. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, TBI Agents opened this case on July 8, 2015. During the course of the … Continue reading New Indictments Announced for Two Suspects in TBI Human Trafficking Case

Former THP Trooper Charged Following TBI Misconduct & Theft Case

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in misconduct and theft charges for a former Trooper for the Tennessee Highway Patrol. At the request of 14th District Attorney General Craig Northcott, and after THP notified TBI and General Northcott of the suspected misconduct, TBI Special Agents began investigating … Continue reading Former THP Trooper Charged Following TBI Misconduct & Theft Case

Update: TBI positively identifies Coffee County murder victim found shot and burned in Summittville over the weekend

Nashville, Tenn. - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation over night positively identified the female murder victim found shot and burned in Coffee County as Connie Lou Brown (DOB 02/18/1962) of McMinnville. She has no fixed street address. At this time, no arrests have been made in the case.

TBI adds Coffee County gang member to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today added a Coffee County gang member wanted for attempted first degree murder to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list after a shooting incident in Manchester left a man injured last weekend. John O’Keefe Varner, 42, last known address 1510 Rogers Circle is wanted by the … Continue reading TBI adds Coffee County gang member to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list