TBI Agents Investigating Carthage Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday morning in Carthage. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 4:30 AM, shortly after a security guard at Smith County Hospital called the Carthage Police Department to report a … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Carthage Officer-Involved Shooting

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Two Face Murder Charges in Smith County Double Homicide

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of two men who are charged in a Smith County double homicide that occurred earlier this year. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on April 26th, Agents joined investigators with the … Continue reading Two Face Murder Charges in Smith County Double Homicide

TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Wilson County

  NASHVILLE – A fugitive who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list earlier this morning is now in custody after being captured in Wilson County. Alain Benitez was taken into custody without incident, after a foot pursuit off Carthage Highway in Wilson County. Law enforcement officers from TBI, … Continue reading TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Wilson County

Smith County Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Alain Benitez of Smith County. Alain Benitez is wanted by the Smith County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on a charge of Aggravated Assault. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Benitez is … Continue reading Smith County Man Added to TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List

Smith County Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

*Updated 11/27/17 at 7:45 a.m. to clarify relationship of victim to Nash as stepson. NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Gordonsville man, who is charged with the attempted murder of his stepson. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom … Continue reading Smith County Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

TBI Agents Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Two Other Shooting Incidents in Smith County

At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding three related shootings, including an officer-involved shooting, that occurred Saturday in Smith County. Preliminary information indicates law enforcement was alerted that Dora Nash was shot by her husband Stacye Nash (DOB 06/21/1962) at their residence on Tribble … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Two Other Shooting Incidents in Smith County

Deputy Indicted, Arrested, & Fired in TBI Drug Evidence Theft Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a now former Smith County deputy accused of stealing drugs from the department’s evidence room. On Monday, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the theft of drugs from the evidence room at the … Continue reading Deputy Indicted, Arrested, & Fired in TBI Drug Evidence Theft Case

Smith County Man Arrested, Charged in Abuse of 4-Year-Old Child

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Chestnut Mound man accused of abusing a four-year-old child. On Wednesday, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the cause of severe injuries the child sustained at her home on Sunday, which ultimately … Continue reading Smith County Man Arrested, Charged in Abuse of 4-Year-Old Child

Smith County Father Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smith County father accused of abusing his daughter. Today, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson and with his office’s assistance, TBI Special Agents began investigating 33-year-old Joe F. Green, Jr. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading Smith County Father Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case

Carthage Man Arrested, Accused of Misleading Investigators in TBI Assault Case

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a Carthage man accused of shooting a man and then misleading investigators about his involvement in the incident. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, and with the assistance of the Carthage Police Department and Smith County Sheriff’s Department, TBI Special … Continue reading Carthage Man Arrested, Accused of Misleading Investigators in TBI Assault Case