Probation Officer Charged with Official Misconduct in Grundy County

GRUNDY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an Altamont woman on charges of official misconduct. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on July 24th, TBI Agents began investigating Tara Van Hooser-Prater, a probation officer with … Continue reading Probation Officer Charged with Official Misconduct in Grundy County

Washington County Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Washington County deputy on assault and official misconduct charges. On September 20th, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, who was appointed as a special prosecutor, TBI Agents began investigating an … Continue reading Washington County Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment and arrest of a now former corrections officer who stands accused of abusing his position to introduce contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In August, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

LaFollette Councilwoman Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

LAFOLLETTE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a member of the LaFollette City Council. On February 14th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating a recording device that was found in the LaFollette City Hall Conference … Continue reading LaFollette Councilwoman Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former employee at the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a report of theft from the evidence room at … Continue reading Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

Former Probation Officer Charged in TBI Theft, Misconduct Case

DECHERD – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former misdemeanor probation officer who stands accused of mishandling funds in his control. In November 2018, at the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Agents began investigating Robin Smith, an employee of Southeast Tennessee Human Resource … Continue reading Former Probation Officer Charged in TBI Theft, Misconduct Case

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

TELLICO PLAINS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police chief accused of misconduct. On February 14th, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Agents began investigating missing funds from the Tellico Plains Police Department’s drug enforcement fund, which totaled approximately $840. … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Hancock County Corrections Officer Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Hancock County corrections officer accused of having sexual contact with an inmate. In February, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents began investigating Jacob Cole Heck (DOB 8/27/94). … Continue reading Former Hancock County Corrections Officer Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case

DECATUR – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former police officer accused of misconduct while on duty. On February 22nd, at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Agents began investigating a December 1, 2018 incident involving Eobard Thawne, who was then an officer for … Continue reading Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a now former corrections officer on charges related to bringing contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In December, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations involving … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail