Joint Investigation Yields Indictment in 2019 Scott County Homicide

SCOTT COUNTY – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the indictment of a Scott County man on murder and theft charges. In July 2019, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents joined the Scott County Sheriff's Office … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Indictment in 2019 Scott County Homicide

Winfield Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Winfield man on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. In December 2015, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating information obtained from the Harriman Police Department … Continue reading Winfield Man Indicted in Child Pornography Investigation

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

Updated 5/27/17 at 2:33 p.m.: The deceased individual has been identified as Ron Harlan Lewallen, DOB: 12/7/86, from Dalton, GA. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Oneida. Preliminary information indicates that just before … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Scott County

Kentucky Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Kentucky man on aggravated assault and drug charges. On August 7th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting that occurred … Continue reading Kentucky Man Facing Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Helenwood Man Charged with Aggravated Assault on Officers

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Helenwood man on aggravated assault charges involving two officers. On July 18th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting that … Continue reading Helenwood Man Charged with Aggravated Assault on Officers

TBI Arrests, Charges Subject in Thursday Morning Homicide

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and authorities from the Scott County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Robbins man in connection to a homicide near his Scott County home early Thursday morning. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Subject in Thursday Morning Homicide

Former Jail Workers Nabbed in Joint TBI, Scott County Misconduct Case

KNOXVILLE – Three former staff members of correctional facilities in East Tennessee have been indicted following a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. On October 24th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents joined the investigation into allegations involving three staff … Continue reading Former Jail Workers Nabbed in Joint TBI, Scott County Misconduct Case

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Nabbed in TBI Theft, Misconduct Case

KNOXVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former Scott County Sheriff’s Department deputy accused of misconduct. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating Cody Scott Yancey on October 16, 2014. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information … Continue reading Former Sheriff’s Deputy Nabbed in TBI Theft, Misconduct Case