Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of trafficking women for the purposes of commercial sex. Last week, working alongside the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, TBI Agents conducted an undercover human trafficking operation. … Continue reading Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

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Two Knoxville Men Indicted, Arrested on Theft Charges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of two Knoxville men on theft charges. In September 2017, at the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation of theft of money from the Beta Sigma Chi Fraternity … Continue reading Two Knoxville Men Indicted, Arrested on Theft Charges

Knox County Doctor Arrested on Prescription Fraud Charges

KNOXVILLE – A year-long investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Knox County doctor, who is charged with obtaining prescriptions by fraud. Working with investigators with the Tennessee Department of Health, the Morristown … Continue reading Knox County Doctor Arrested on Prescription Fraud Charges

We’re Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Knoxville Crime Lab

  TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1 KNOXVILLE CRIME LAB A total of 2 vacancies are available in the following units: Unit Number of Vacancies Toxicology 1 Forensic Chemistry 1 JOB DUTIES Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and preparing technical laboratory reports describing the results of … Continue reading We’re Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Knoxville Crime Lab

Maryville Man Indicted in 2015 Homicide Case

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Knoxville Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Maryville man in connection with a 2015 homicide case. At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents joined the … Continue reading Maryville Man Indicted in 2015 Homicide Case

Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for three people in connection with a case involving healthcare fraud at a former medical practice in Knoxville. In August 2009, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received information pertaining to healthcare fraud and the illegal distribution of narcotics … Continue reading Three Indicted in East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Knoxville Man Indicted on Child Rape Charges

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville man in connection with a child rape case. In February, at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Special Agents began investigating Jacob Alexander Tate on allegations of sexual misconduct involving … Continue reading Knoxville Man Indicted on Child Rape Charges

Knoxville Caregivers Indicted on Neglect Charges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of two former Knoxville caregivers on neglect charges involving a disabled man. In December 2015, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit were contacted by Adult Protect Services and the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and … Continue reading Knoxville Caregivers Indicted on Neglect Charges

Former Correctional Officer Charged with Official Misconduct

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a former Knox County Correctional Officer accused of buying steroids from an inmate. On August 5th, at the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division along with … Continue reading Former Correctional Officer Charged with Official Misconduct

Georgia Murder Suspect Arrested in Knox County

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by TBI Special Agents has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive who was wanted out of Georgia for killing a Decatur man. TBI Special Agents and officers with the Knoxville Police Department were alerted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation that a fugitive from Decatur, Georgia, may be in the … Continue reading Georgia Murder Suspect Arrested in Knox County