Smithville Man Indicted on Arson Charges

DEKALB COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Smithville man, in connection to a series of fires that had been set in DeKalb County. In September, Agents were requested to join deputies with the … Continue reading Smithville Man Indicted on Arson Charges

Algood Man Charged in Drug-Related Death

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of an Algood man, in connection to the drug-related death of a Smithville woman. In June, Agents joined deputies in investigating the death of … Continue reading Algood Man Charged in Drug-Related Death

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that leading up to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in DeKalb County. Preliminary information indicates that during the day Thursday, officers with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and Smithville Police Department were seeking a subject believed to … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in DeKalb County

Smithville Man Arrested on Arson Charge

DeKALB COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and fire investigators with the Department of Commerce and Insurance resulted in the arrest of a Smithville man on an arson charge. On July 2, 2016, fire investigators responded to a fire scene at Old Bildad Road in Smithville. During the … Continue reading Smithville Man Arrested on Arson Charge

DeKalb County Man Charged in Shooting Death

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, and the District Attorney’s Office for the 13th Judicial District, has resulted in the arrest of a DeKalb County man on a second degree murder charge. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant … Continue reading DeKalb County Man Charged in Shooting Death

Smithville Mayor and Son Arrested, Charged with Theft

COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in the indictment and arrest of the Smithville mayor and his son. On March 7th, at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, Agents and investigators began investigating … Continue reading Smithville Mayor and Son Arrested, Charged with Theft

Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained an indictment for a man accused of trafficking a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of commercial sex. During the course of the investigation, authorities determined that, in early August, Charles Denton (DOB 4-3-83) … Continue reading Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

Joint Investigation into Sophisticated Marijuana Operation Results in Eleven Arrests, Seizure of Drugs, Cash, Weapons

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the DEA, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and multiple Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eleven individuals and the seizure of hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash. The two-year investigation … Continue reading Joint Investigation into Sophisticated Marijuana Operation Results in Eleven Arrests, Seizure of Drugs, Cash, Weapons

DeKalb County Man Charged with Stealing from Clients

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a DeKalb County log home salesman, charged with stealing from clients who ordered from him.                                                                At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents, working alongside detectives with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s … Continue reading DeKalb County Man Charged with Stealing from Clients

TBI Child Death Investigation Yields Charges for Smithville Couple

COOKEVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Smithville mother and her boyfriend in connection to the death of the woman’s 23-month-old child. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, and with the assistance of the Smithville Police Department, TBI Special Agents began investigating the … Continue reading TBI Child Death Investigation Yields Charges for Smithville Couple