TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lawrenceburg

Updated 6/30 at 6:05 a.m. CT: The deceased individual has been identified as Randy Thomas Groom (DOB 6/4/85), of Lawrenceburg.  At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Friday evening in Lawrenceburg. Preliminary information indicates that officers with the Lawrenceburg … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lawrenceburg

Three Men Indicted, Charged in TBI Homicide Case

LAWRENCEBURG – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside authorities from Tennessee Fire Investigation Services and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments for three men in connection to the robbery and homicide of a Lawrenceburg man earlier this year. On January 21st, at the request of 22nd District Attorney General … Continue reading Three Men Indicted, Charged in TBI Homicide Case

Lawrence County Sheriff, Captain Arrested on Official Misconduct Charges

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in the indictment and arrest of Lawrence County Sheriff Jimmy Brown and Captain Adam Brewer. At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, on May 8, 2017, TBI … Continue reading Lawrence County Sheriff, Captain Arrested on Official Misconduct Charges

Lawrence County Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Rape

  NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Leoma man being arrested and charged with multiple counts of rape, in addition to other charges. At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, on February 15th, TBI Agents began investigating Stephen Purcell on allegations … Continue reading Lawrence County Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Rape

Lawrence County Man Indicted for Illegal Possession of Firearms

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Lawrenceburg Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Lawrenceburg man on multiple counts of illegal possession of a firearm. In July 2014, and at the request of then-22nd District Attorney General Mike Bottoms, TBI Special … Continue reading Lawrence County Man Indicted for Illegal Possession of Firearms

TBI Murder Case Yields Charges for Lawrence County Woman

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Loretto woman in connection to the death of a Lawrenceburg man last year. At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of Sam Passarella on May 19, 2015, shortly after authorities … Continue reading TBI Murder Case Yields Charges for Lawrence County Woman

Summertown Man Arrested, Charged with Homicide in Ex-Girlfriend’s Death

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside authorities from the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, have arrested a Summertown man and charged him with Criminal Homicide in connection to the death of his former girlfriend. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, … Continue reading Summertown Man Arrested, Charged with Homicide in Ex-Girlfriend’s Death

New ‘Top 10’ Addition Captured, Facing Rape Charge with 3 Others in TBI Jail Rape Investigation

NASHVILLE – A man added this afternoon to the TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Steven Blake Armstrong, has been captured in Giles County. The 22-year-old Lawrenceburg man was one of four men for whom Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation obtained indictments following an investigation into the rape of a fellow inmate … Continue reading New ‘Top 10’ Addition Captured, Facing Rape Charge with 3 Others in TBI Jail Rape Investigation

Former Caregiver Arrested, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained indictments for a Lawrenceburg nurse accused of mistreating an impaired adult in her care. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Adult Protective Services, TBI Agents began investigating Tracy Lee Thomas on April … Continue reading Former Caregiver Arrested, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Case