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

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted, Charged Following Arrest-Related Assault

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a now former deputy of the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office who stands accused of assaulting an arrestee last year. On July 6, 2018, at the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Agents began investigating an incident, shortly after … Continue reading Former Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted, Charged Following Arrest-Related Assault

Former Police Chief Charged with Official Misconduct

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of the former Cross Plains Police Chief. In June, at the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Special Agents began investigating James K. Yates on allegations of misuse of governmental records. During the course … Continue reading Former Police Chief Charged with Official Misconduct

Morgan County Deputy Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Morgan County Sheriff's deputy, who faces official misconduct and aggravated assault charges. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a use of force allegation related … Continue reading Morgan County Deputy Charged with Aggravated Assault, Official Misconduct