TBI Case Yields Indictment for Hamilton County Commissioner

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Hamilton County commissioner accused of attempting to extort an opponent in an upcoming election. At the request of 11th District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, TBI Agents began investigating an allegation of extortion involving Hamilton County Commissioner Timothy Boyd. During … Continue reading TBI Case Yields Indictment for Hamilton County Commissioner

Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Kingsport man on numerous drug charges related to the distribution of fentanyl. In July, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division, along with detectives from the Kingsport Police Department and the Sullivan County … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges

Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two former sworn employees of the Calhoun Police Department. At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents began investigating Julie Tanksley (DOB 3-25-74) and Charles Godsey (7-23-70) on April 8, 2015. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Former Police Chief, Officer Nabbed in TBI Extortion Case

Middle Tennessee Case Officer Charged with Extortion of a Client

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a case officer in Cheatham County, charged with extorting one of his clients.                                                                    At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents began investigating Michael Dewayne Williams on May 9th. Williams has … Continue reading Middle Tennessee Case Officer Charged with Extortion of a Client

Claiborne Deputy Fired, Arrested & Charged Following TBI Extortion Investigation

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a now former Claiborne County deputy accused of extorting money from an individual he was investigating. After receiving information from the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department, 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler requested TBI Special Agents investigate Robert Glenn Chadwell on June 16th. During … Continue reading Claiborne Deputy Fired, Arrested & Charged Following TBI Extortion Investigation