South Carthage Murder Investigation Results in Arrests

SMITH COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of three men in connection to a South Carthage murder in April. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on April 23rd, TBI Agents joined investigators with … Continue reading South Carthage Murder Investigation Results in Arrests

Advertisements

Former Deputy Indicted on Vehicular Homicide Charge

NASHVILLE - An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former Smith County deputy, who was indicted on vehicular homicide and other charges. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on June 3, 2018, TBI Agents began investigating an incident in which … Continue reading Former Deputy Indicted on Vehicular Homicide Charge

TBI Arrests, Charges Man Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Minor

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged an Elmwood man who stands accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents, assisted by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Cookeville Police Department, began … Continue reading TBI Arrests, Charges Man Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Minor

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

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