Man Indicted, Arrested for 2015 Murder in Ripley, TN

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Ripley Police Department has resulted in the indictment, arrest of Jessie Somerville for First Degree Murder and Felony Reckless Endangerment. In November 2015, at the request of then 25th District Attorney General Michael Dunavant, TBI began an investigation into the homicide … Continue reading Man Indicted, Arrested for 2015 Murder in Ripley, TN

TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Investigation of 2006 Memorial Day Homicide

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about a homicide that took place on Memorial Day 11 years ago. At the request of then-17th District Attorney General Mike McCowan, TBI Special Agents were requested to work with the Lincoln County … Continue reading TBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Investigation of 2006 Memorial Day Homicide

TBI, Tipton County Authorities Seeking Leads, Offering Reward in ’86 Homicide

MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office have announced a reward in an effort to bring to justice to those responsible for a 1986 homicide in Drummonds. On November 26, 1986, John Curtis Rann, 24 (PICTURED LEFT), went missing. Authorities discovered his vehicle abandoned on the same night on … Continue reading TBI, Tipton County Authorities Seeking Leads, Offering Reward in ’86 Homicide

Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of McMinnville Man on Homicide Charge

UPDATE from original release to correct victim's date of birth. COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st Judicial District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man charged with a homicide that occurred earlier this month.                                                                   At … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of McMinnville Man on Homicide Charge

TBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Subjects Responsible for Sevierville Murder

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sevierville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing homicide investigation that occurred in December 2015. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents, working alongside detectives with the Sevierville Police Department, continue to investigate the homicide of 71-year-old … Continue reading TBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Subjects Responsible for Sevierville Murder

Two Men Arrested, Charged in Connection to Toone, TN Double Homicide

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged two men in connection to a double homicide last week in Toone, Tennessee. On Friday, at the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Agents began investigating the deaths of Joe “Joe Duke” Robertson and Javarrie “Joe Joe” Robertson … Continue reading Two Men Arrested, Charged in Connection to Toone, TN Double Homicide

Joint Investigation Yields Charges in Deadly Pawn Shop Robbery & Arson

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working with investigators from the Whitwell Police Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments for a woman accused of robbing a pawn shop, killing its owner, and setting fire to the business in an effort to cover up the crime. At the request … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Charges in Deadly Pawn Shop Robbery & Arson

TBI Seeking Information in December 2015 Hickman County Homicide Case

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing homicide investigation in Hickman County. On December 27, 2015, authorities in Hickman County discovered the body of Paul ‘JR’ Hayward along Highway 230. Autopsy results indicated Hayward’s death was the result of a shooting. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading TBI Seeking Information in December 2015 Hickman County Homicide Case

3 Men Facing Charges in Joint TBI, Madison County Homicide Case

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments for three men in connection to the death of a Jackson man last year. At the request of 26th District Attorney General Jerry Woodall, TBI Agents joined the investigation into the death of … Continue reading 3 Men Facing Charges in Joint TBI, Madison County Homicide Case

TBI Arrests, Charges Tipton County Man in Ongoing Double Homicide Case

MEMPHIS – Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, have arrested and charged a man in connection to the ongoing investigation into a double homicide in Drummonds over the weekend. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Tipton County Man in Ongoing Double Homicide Case