Drug Overdose Investigation Results in Heroin-Related Charge for Murfreesboro Man

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Rutherford County man on a heroin-related charge. On November 17th, two individuals in Murfreesboro suffered non-fatal drug overdoses. Heroin recovered from the overdose … Continue reading Drug Overdose Investigation Results in Heroin-Related Charge for Murfreesboro Man

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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

TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division (DID) is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, following recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories. Several sample of cocaine, submitted by law enforcement agencies in Middle and East Tennessee in recent months, also tested positive for fentanyl, a powerful, narcotic painkiller, … Continue reading TBI Issues Public Warning Following Troubling Lab Submissions

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

TBI Issues Public Safety Alert for Potentially Deadly Pills

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a warning about a potentially dangerous drug found in pills that otherwise appear to be oxycodone. Recently, a Tennessee law enforcement agency recovered what appeared to be several 30mg pills of oxycodone during a traffic stop. Each was the same size and featured the signature A/215 … Continue reading TBI Issues Public Safety Alert for Potentially Deadly Pills

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