Two Hancock County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Burning

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of two Hancock County men in connection to a fire that occurred earlier this year. In March, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a suspicious barn fire that occurred in … Continue reading Two Hancock County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Burning

Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Tazewell woman accused of arson.   In May 2021, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department in investigating a structure fire that occurred in … Continue reading Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

Claiborne County Deputy Charged in Connection to Hancock County Assault

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Claiborne County deputy on assault charges. In March, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents began investigating an incident involving a Claiborne County deputy that occurred on February 13th … Continue reading Claiborne County Deputy Charged in Connection to Hancock County Assault

Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Sneedville man in connection to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in January. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on January … Continue reading Sneedville Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Hancock County Deputy Indicted on Theft Charges

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Hancock County deputy on theft charges. In October 2019, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of theft involving Dusty Douglas Lamb (09/08/83). During the … Continue reading Hancock County Deputy Indicted on Theft Charges

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

Updated on 6/15/20 to reflect the correct spelling of the subject’s last name. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred  in Hancock County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 8:45 Thursday morning, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hancock County

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment and arrest of a now former corrections officer who stands accused of abusing his position to introduce contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In August, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

Sneedville Man Charged in Hancock County Arson Case

HANCOCK COUNTY – A joint investigation has led to the indictment of a Sneedville man in connection to a fire that occurred in Hancock County. In August 2018, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents joined Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a … Continue reading Sneedville Man Charged in Hancock County Arson Case

Former Hancock County Corrections Officer Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Hancock County corrections officer accused of having sexual contact with an inmate. In February, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents began investigating Jacob Cole Heck (DOB 8/27/94). … Continue reading Former Hancock County Corrections Officer Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a now former corrections officer on charges related to bringing contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In December, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations involving … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail