TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Overton County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. Preliminary information indicates that around 7:45 a.m., a report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911. Deputies with … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Overton County

Overton County Woman Indicted, Charged in 2017 Murder

COOKEVILLE - Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for an Overton County woman in connection to a 2017 homicide case. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Timothy Melton on December 22, 2017, shortly after authorities found the body … Continue reading Overton County Woman Indicted, Charged in 2017 Murder

Multi-Agency Operation Results in Nine Arrests

COOKEVILLE – A joint operation conducted by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement agencies in East Tennessee has resulted in the arrest of nine individuals, after they were indicted on a variety of drug-related charges. On July 20th, the Overton County Grand Jury returned indictments charging … Continue reading Multi-Agency Operation Results in Nine Arrests

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

Updated 8:50am November 2: The deceased individual has been identified as Paul Landis Gorden, DOB 9/19/1978. At the request of District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday night around 5 pm in Livingston. Initial reports from the investigation indicate that a resident on Pedalbrook Lane contacted … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

Arson Suspect Indicted, Accused of Trying to Solicit Murder of Witness

COOKEVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for an inmate of the Overton County Jail who stands accused of trying to solicit the murder of a witness in his pending criminal case. On September 13th, TBI Agents began investigating Calvin Booher (DOB 2-10-78). A year ago, authorities arrested … Continue reading Arson Suspect Indicted, Accused of Trying to Solicit Murder of Witness

Livingston Man Indicted on Sex-Related Charges

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of an Overton County man on sexual battery and sexual exploitation charges involving a minor. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, on November 15, 2016, Special Agents began investigating Clayton Wesley Copeland on … Continue reading Livingston Man Indicted on Sex-Related Charges

Clay County Man Charged with Perjury, Making a False Report

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Celina man on charges of perjury and making a false report.                                                                   At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, on July 1st, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation of sexual … Continue reading Clay County Man Charged with Perjury, Making a False Report

Couple Charged in Ongoing TBI Statutory Rape Investigation

COOKEVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have secured indictments for a Monroe, Tennessee couple in connection to an ongoing statutory rape case. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents began investigating Travis and Traci Puckett on February 12, 2015. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Couple Charged in Ongoing TBI Statutory Rape Investigation

Overton County Man Faces Charges of Statutory Rape, Sexual Battery by Authority Figure

 COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Monroe man on charges of statutory rape by an authority figure and sexual battery by an authority figure.               At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, on February 12, 2015, TBI … Continue reading Overton County Man Faces Charges of Statutory Rape, Sexual Battery by Authority Figure

Livingston Man Arrested on Aggravated Arson Charges

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Department of Commerce and Insurance, Overton County Sheriff’s Office and Livingston Police Department has led to the arrest of a Livingston man on arson charges. On September 19th, at the request of 13th Judicial District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents … Continue reading Livingston Man Arrested on Aggravated Arson Charges