31 Individuals Indicted as a Result of a Community Impact Operation in Ripley

RIPLEY – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division along with the Ripley Police Department, 25th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives resulted in the indictment of 31 individuals on various drug related offenses. In the early morning hours on June 7th, … Continue reading 31 Individuals Indicted as a Result of a Community Impact Operation in Ripley

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Ripley Police Lieutenant Indicted on Official Misconduct, Prostitution Charges

  MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Ripley police officer on charges of official misconduct and patronizing prostitution. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, on March 27th, TBI Special Agents began investigating Donald Bonds, who is a … Continue reading Ripley Police Lieutenant Indicted on Official Misconduct, Prostitution Charges

Ripley Man Charged in Lauderdale County Murder

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Ripley man on murder and weapons charges.                                                                    At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents joined Ripley police officers in investigating a shooting that occurred on May 10th in Lauderdale … Continue reading Ripley Man Charged in Lauderdale County Murder

Knoxville Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Officer

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Knoxville woman being charged with the attempted murder of a Ripley Police officer. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents responded to an incident on Nelson Street in Ripley around 5:00 p.m. … Continue reading Knoxville Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Officer

Fugitive on TBI Top Ten Most Wanted List Captured in Illinois

NASHVILLE – A Ripley man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive list last week is now in custody. Joe Montrell Reed was arrested in Decatur, Illinois, around 6 p.m. CST tonight. Based on a citizen tip, Reed was located in a residence in Decatur, Illinois, where he … Continue reading Fugitive on TBI Top Ten Most Wanted List Captured in Illinois

Ripley Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Joe Montrell Reed of Ripley, Tennessee. Reed is wanted by the TBI, Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, and the ATF for federal charges including Robbery and Tampering with Evidence stemming from his alleged involvement in a December … Continue reading Ripley Man Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

TBI Arrests THP Trooper, Suspected Drug Dealer Following Six-Month Investigation

MEMPHIS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division have arrested a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper accused of buying illegal narcotics while on duty. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating Mark D. Williams in early 2015. Today, as part of the ongoing … Continue reading TBI Arrests THP Trooper, Suspected Drug Dealer Following Six-Month Investigation

Lauderdale County Woman Indicted on Theft Charges

JACKSON – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments charging a Halls, Tennessee, woman with theft. At the request of 29th District Attorney General Phillip Bivens, TBI Special Agents, working with investigators with the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, began investigating Susan Scearce on January 26, 2012. At that … Continue reading Lauderdale County Woman Indicted on Theft Charges

2 Men Facing Murder, Weapon Charges in Ongoing TBI Homicide Case

JACKSON – Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two West Tennessee men accused in connection to a 2011 double homicide. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating the deaths of Eric Lee Washington, 26, and Jonathan Lavell Jones, 25, on September 4, … Continue reading 2 Men Facing Murder, Weapon Charges in Ongoing TBI Homicide Case

Jackson Woman Pleads Guilty in TBI TennCare Theft Case

MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained an indictment, arrest and a guilty plea in the case of a Jackson woman accused of stealing money intended for TennCare recipients. With the assistance of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, TBI Special Agents began investigating Tammy Marie Swann on January 8, 2014. … Continue reading Jackson Woman Pleads Guilty in TBI TennCare Theft Case