Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Updated 2/5/20 at 3:10 p.m. Additional details from the initial release are in bold. COOKEVILLE – A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the … Continue reading Long-Term, Multi-Agency Meth Distribution Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests

Multi-Agency Investigation Results in Charges Against Former Senior Home Care Operator

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple local and state agencies has resulted in a multiple-count indictment against a former operator of a Putnam County group home. On April 10th, and at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant … Continue reading Multi-Agency Investigation Results in Charges Against Former Senior Home Care Operator

Ten Indicted in Putnam County Human Trafficking Operation

*Updated 6/10/18 to include a 10th individual taken into custody related to this operation. COOKEVILLE – An undercover human trafficking operation conducted by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Office of the 13th District Attorney General, Cookeville Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of … Continue reading Ten Indicted in Putnam County Human Trafficking Operation

Former Employee Charged with Stealing from Cookeville Business

  COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Cookeville woman on theft charges. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, in August 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating an alleged theft of money from Cookeville Chiropractic by an employee. … Continue reading Former Employee Charged with Stealing from Cookeville Business

TBI Agents Investigating Cookeville Arrest-Related Death

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man while in the process of being arrested overnight by officers from the Cookeville Police Department. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 12:30 Friday morning, when the Cookeville Police Department … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Cookeville Arrest-Related Death

Cookeville Man Indicted, Arrested on Murder Charge

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, the Cookeville Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, has resulted in the indictment of a Cookeville man on a murder charge.                                                                  At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, … Continue reading Cookeville Man Indicted, Arrested on Murder Charge

TBI arrests Algood man on child rape and sexual battery charges

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yesterday arrested a Putnam County man on child rape charges. Randall Lynn Smallwood, 47, of Algood, Tenn. was arrested and charged with eight counts of rape of a child and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. Between January 2001 and June of 2005, Smallwood abused a female … Continue reading TBI arrests Algood man on child rape and sexual battery charges