Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

GRAINGER COUNTY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a homicide that occurred more than 25 years ago. In September 1996, TBI agents were requested to assist the Grainger County Sheriff’s Office in investigating the discovery of human remains that were found by hunters in a … Continue reading Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

KNOX COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the indictment of a Blount County man, accused of raping a vulnerable adult in his care. In March, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving … Continue reading Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following positions: TBI UNIFORMED OFFICERProtective Services Unit3 VacanciesDavidson CountyMadison CountyKnox County Job Duties:Responsible for patrolling TBI facilities (indoors and grounds) by foot and vehicle multiple times per assigned shift. Monitors and observes facility management and physical security systems (e.g., cameras, security alarms, … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County

UPDATED 4/15/22 at 8:50 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Paul Derrick Moss II (DOB: 6/8/70), of Lexington, KY. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal officer-involved shooting in Knox County Thursday evening. The incident involved the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County

Ongoing Drug Investigation in East Tennessee Results in 39 Indictments

KNOXVILLE – Thirty-nine people have been indicted following a nearly two-year undercover investigation into a violent drug trafficking organization that has ties to at least three states. The investigation began in March 2020 and focused on those trafficking illicit drugs into Knoxville and surrounding counties from Indiana and Georgia. Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of … Continue reading Ongoing Drug Investigation in East Tennessee Results in 39 Indictments

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

Updated 10/12/21 at 10:00 p.m. ET – The deceased individual has been identified as Bryan Calvin Lee (DOB 1/14/78), of Knoxville. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with officers with the Knoxville Police Department … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

McMinn County Woman Indicted, Accused of Impersonating a Licensed Professional

KNOX COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the indictment of a McMinn County woman on identity theft and criminal impersonation charges. In May 2020, TBI agents began investigating allegations of identity theft involving Ellen Michelle Small (DOB 3/21/74) after she applied … Continue reading McMinn County Woman Indicted, Accused of Impersonating a Licensed Professional

TBI Agents Investigating Knox County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon in Knox County.  Preliminary information indicates that just before 3:00 p.m., deputies with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office were following up on a report of a residential burglary when they encountered three subjects who … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Knox County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Knox County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 11/21/20 at 6:30 p.m. (ET) – The individual involved in this incident has been identified as Skyler Charles Anthony Petrancosta (DOB 2/22/92), of Clinton. He remains hospitalized. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday morning in Powell.  Preliminary information indicates that … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Knox County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville

UPDATED 7/16/20 at 3:20 p.m. (ET). The deceased subject’s legal name is Cristhian Eliud Ramos-Murillo. He has several aliases, one of which is Christian Ramos Murillo. UPDATED 7/16/20 at 1:15 p.m. (ET): The deceased individual has been identified as Christian Ramos Murillo (DOB 08/23/87).  UPDATED 7/15/20 at 4:25 p.m. (ET): The passenger in the vehicle … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knoxville