Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

UPDATED 4/25/22 at 2:30 p.m. to reflect a correction to the charge placed against Eric Griffith. SEVIER COUNTY – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sevierville Police Department, the Pigeon Forge Police Department, the Gatlinburg Police Department, the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit, and the … Continue reading Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

Five Arrested in Multi-Agency East Tennessee Human Trafficking Operation

DAYTON – An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Dayton Police Department, 12th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and TBI’s Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force has resulted in the arrest of 5 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning March 10th, … Continue reading Five Arrested in Multi-Agency East Tennessee Human Trafficking Operation

Pilot Program Works to Locate At-Risk Missing Children in Davidson County

NASHVILLE - A multi-agency operation was recently launched, with the purpose of locating and assessing more than two dozen at-risk children who have been identified as missing in the Davidson County area, to ensure they are getting the treatment and services they need. Operation Safe and Sound identified children who are considered to be at-risk … Continue reading Pilot Program Works to Locate At-Risk Missing Children in Davidson County

Thirteen Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Middle Tennessee

HENDERSONVILLE – An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Hendersonville Police Department, Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force has resulted in the arrest of 13 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning February 3rd, as part of … Continue reading Thirteen Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Middle Tennessee

Human Trafficking Operation Results in a Dozen Arrests

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Chattanooga Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, and Tennessee Human Trafficking Task Force has resulted in the arrest of 11 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors, and one woman charged with promoting prostitution. Over a two-day period beginning November … Continue reading Human Trafficking Operation Results in a Dozen Arrests

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the office of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of four men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

Eighteen Men Arrested, Charged in Spring Hill Human Trafficking Operation

SPRING HILL – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Spring Hill Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, and the office of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. … Continue reading Eighteen Men Arrested, Charged in Spring Hill Human Trafficking Operation

Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Erwin Human Trafficking Operation

ERWIN - A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Erwin Police Department, the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the Jonesborough Police Department, and the office of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit … Continue reading Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Erwin Human Trafficking Operation

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Multiple Arrests

OAK RIDGE – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Oak Ridge Police Department, the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, and the 7th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit sex from … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Multiple Arrests

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in more than a Dozen Arrests

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Task Force, the Chattanooga Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of 14 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning December 9th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in more than a Dozen Arrests