TBI Investigating Hawkins County Use-Of-Force Incident

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding a use-of-force incident that occurred in Hawkins County Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle crash along with shots being fired at a location on Short Road. Upon arrival, … Continue reading TBI Investigating Hawkins County Use-Of-Force Incident

Hawkins County Man Indicted, Accused of Operating an Investment Scheme

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Rogersville Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Hawkins County man on charges related to an investment scheme. In January 2017, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents joined detectives … Continue reading Hawkins County Man Indicted, Accused of Operating an Investment Scheme

TBI Agents Investigating Hawkins County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 2/23/18 at 12:15 a.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Joshua D. Babb (DOB 6/15/91), of Church Hill, TN. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Thursday evening in Hawkins County. Preliminary information indicates that just … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Hawkins County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hawkins County

Updated 1/9/18 at 12:00 a.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Eugene Loftis (DOB 6/24/92), of Church Hill, TN. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in Hawkins County. Preliminary information indicates that the Hawkins County … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hawkins County

Rogersville Fugitive Captured in Hawkins County

NASHVILLE – A Rogersville man who was added to the TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list Thursday was captured later that afternoon in Hawkins County. Gary Simpson, 57, was wanted by the Rogersville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Especially Aggravated Kidnapping. On May 4th, Simpson kidnapped 9-year-old Carlie Marie Trent from … Continue reading Rogersville Fugitive Captured in Hawkins County

Rogersville Man Added to TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Gary Simpson. Simpson is wanted by the Rogersville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Especially Aggravated Kidnapping. On May 4th, Simpson kidnapped 9-year-old Carlie Marie Trent from school. Simpson has no custodial rights … Continue reading Rogersville Man Added to TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List

5-11-16 AMBER Alert Update: Carlie Trent

A Middle and East Tennessee AMBER Alert, issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on behalf of the Rogersville Police Department, remains in effect for 9-year-old Carlie Marie Trent. On Wednesday afternoon, May 4th,  her uncle by marriage, Gary Simpson, removed Carlie from school under false pretenses. He currently has no custodial rights to Carlie. … Continue reading 5-11-16 AMBER Alert Update: Carlie Trent

AMBER Alert Update: Carlie Trent

A Middle and East Tennessee AMBER Alert, issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on behalf of the Rogersville Police Department, remains in effect for 9-year-old Carlie Marie Trent. Carlie was removed from school Wednesday afternoon  by her uncle by marriage, Gary Simpson, under false pretenses. He has no custodial rights to Carlie. Currently their … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update: Carlie Trent

Fugitive Charged with Sex Offender Registry Violations

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Surgoinsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Morristown man who has been a fugitive for more than two weeks on outstanding warrants for violating the sex offender registry. At the request of 3rd District … Continue reading Fugitive Charged with Sex Offender Registry Violations

Hawkins County Dentist, Daughter Nabbed in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

JOHNSON CITY – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained indictments for a Rogersville dentist and his daughter accused of committing TennCare fraud. After receiving information from the Rogersville Police Department, TBI Agents began investigating Ronald James on February 5th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed … Continue reading Hawkins County Dentist, Daughter Nabbed in TBI TennCare Fraud Case