Joint Investigation into Sale of Counterfeit Pills Leads to Arrest of Murfreesboro Man

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies into the distribution of fake Percocet pills has resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man. TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division joined detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Joint Investigation into Sale of Counterfeit Pills Leads to Arrest of Murfreesboro Man

TBI Issues Warning about Recent Spike in Fake Percocet Pills Being Sold on the Streets

NASHVILLE – Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are warning the public about a recent dramatic increase in the prevalence of counterfeit prescription drugs in Tennessee. In recent days, Agents in the Middle Tennessee area have seen a spike in adulterated Percocet pills being sold on the street … Continue reading TBI Issues Warning about Recent Spike in Fake Percocet Pills Being Sold on the Streets

Eight Indicted Following TBI Drug Investigation in Knox County

**This release was updated on 4/21 with information about an additional arrest. KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, with the assistance of the Knoxville Police Department and Knox County District Attorney General’s office, has resulted in the indictment of eight individuals, including a Knoxville police … Continue reading Eight Indicted Following TBI Drug Investigation in Knox County

2 Johnson City Men Nabbed in Joint TBI/Drug Task Force Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, working alongside the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force, have obtained indictments for two men accused of selling drugs in a Drug-Free Zone. At the request of the Task Force, TBI Agents joined the investigation into Michael Lynn Ward and Adam … Continue reading 2 Johnson City Men Nabbed in Joint TBI/Drug Task Force Investigation

TBI Charges Five Individuals in Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

NASHVILLE – A Middle Tennessee multi-agency drug operation led by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of five individuals on drug-related charges. Special Agents with the TBI Drug Investigation Division, along with investigators from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s Specialized Investigations Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cheatham County Sheriff’s … Continue reading TBI Charges Five Individuals in Multi-Agency Drug Investigation

TBI, Putnam Sheriff Seize Clandestine Drugs, Warn Public of Dangers

COOKEVILLE – An ongoing, joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in a significant seizure of counterfeit pills that pose a potentially deadly risk to users. While executing a search warrant at a home in the 4600 block of Massa Road this morning, authorities discovered approximately … Continue reading TBI, Putnam Sheriff Seize Clandestine Drugs, Warn Public of Dangers

Joint Investigation Results in Substantial Heroin Seizure

MURFREESBORO – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division joined detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department and investigators with the DEA Task Force in a joint investigation, resulting in the arrest of two individuals charged with heroin possession. Beginning in 2015, detectives and Special Agents developed information about a shipment of … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Substantial Heroin Seizure

TBI Arrests THP Trooper, Suspected Drug Dealer Following Six-Month Investigation

MEMPHIS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division have arrested a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper accused of buying illegal narcotics while on duty. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating Mark D. Williams in early 2015. Today, as part of the ongoing … Continue reading TBI Arrests THP Trooper, Suspected Drug Dealer Following Six-Month Investigation

TBI Involvement in Ongoing Drug Case Yields Arrests, Search for Suspects

COOKEVILLE – In recent days, as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of cocaine in the Upper Cumberland region, TBI Special Agents, working alongside several other agencies, have assisted in securing the arrests of four individuals and continue their search for two additional subjects. On Tuesday, investigators received information that a shipment of … Continue reading TBI Involvement in Ongoing Drug Case Yields Arrests, Search for Suspects

TBI Launches Innovative Program to Protect Agents, Forensic Scientists from Fentanyl Risks

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched a program to provide a potentially life-saving resource to its Special Agents who might come into contact with fentanyl. In recent years, law enforcement agencies across the country have reported an increase in exposure to the powerful and potentially deadly painkiller, primarily in heroin recoveries. In … Continue reading TBI Launches Innovative Program to Protect Agents, Forensic Scientists from Fentanyl Risks