Three Charged with Murder Following TBI, GBI Joint Investigation

  NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of three individuals who are charged in the murder of a Tennessee man whose body was found in Georgia. At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, … Continue reading Three Charged with Murder Following TBI, GBI Joint Investigation

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Wanted Top 10 Fugitive Kevin Tidwell Captured in Williamson County

NASHVILLE – One day after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list, a Nashville man has been arrested following a brief pursuit this morning on Interstate 65 in Williamson County. Kevin Michael Tidwell (DOB 7-9-93) was wanted by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the TBI to face charges … Continue reading Wanted Top 10 Fugitive Kevin Tidwell Captured in Williamson County

Nashville Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its Top 10 Most Wanted list: Kevin Michael Tidwell. Tidwell (DOB 7-9-93) is wanted by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the TBI to face charges of Criminal Homicide and Attempted Criminal Homicide in connection to an incident on May 27th in Antioch. … Continue reading Nashville Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted

Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a former TennCare provider accused of billing for services she did not provide. After receiving information from authorities at TennCare, TBI Agents began investigating Thelma Dees-Johnson on October 26, 2011. Dees-Johnson, a Licensed Professional Counselor, was … Continue reading Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

Two-Year Drug Investigation Yields Multiple Arrests

NASHVILLE – A two-year-long investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted in six individuals being arrested and facing multiple drug charges.                                                     Following an investigation that began in August 2015, on Wednesday, Agents with the TBI and DEA, along with officers … Continue reading Two-Year Drug Investigation Yields Multiple Arrests

Hendersonville Woman Arrested on Food Stamp Fraud Charge

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Hendersonville woman on a charge of committing food stamp fraud.                                                                  At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, on February 5th, TBI Special Agents began investigating Angela Howard. From December 2009 through February … Continue reading Hendersonville Woman Arrested on Food Stamp Fraud Charge

Joint TBI, FBI Operation Results in Arrests of Ten East Tennesseans on Forgery, Lien Charges

NASHVILLE – A year-long joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a 320-count indictment, and the arrests of ten individuals on charges of unlawfully filing liens and making false entries into records. Multiple other state, county, and local law enforcement agencies … Continue reading Joint TBI, FBI Operation Results in Arrests of Ten East Tennesseans on Forgery, Lien Charges

Former Caregiver Charged with Identity Theft

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Davidson County woman on a charge of identity theft.                                                           On November 30, 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating Cassandra Chrisman. At that time, Chrisman worked as a caregiver for … Continue reading Former Caregiver Charged with Identity Theft

Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a nurse accused of falsifying records, resulting in fraudulent claims to TennCare. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Health, Agents began investigating Brenda Shields (DOB 4-4-70) on March 14th. During the course of the … Continue reading Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

Nashville Man Charged with Falsely Reporting a Bomb Threat

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Nashville man on charges of making a report of a bomb threat, knowing the report to be false.                                                                 At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, on September 16th, TBI Special Agents began … Continue reading Nashville Man Charged with Falsely Reporting a Bomb Threat