Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A Kingsport man has been indicted on several charges, including aggravated assault, after attempting to flee from authorities in a stolen vehicle. On April 28th, TBI agents received information regarding a stolen SUV that was believed to be occupied by a wanted fugitive. The vehicle was spotted in a parking lot along … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted, Charged with Assaulting TBI Agents

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

UPDATED 4/14/22 at 4:15 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Timmy Lee Thurman Jr (DOB: 11/22/93), of Bristol. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Sullivan County. Just before 9:30 a.m., a deputy … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

Juvenile Charged in Connection with Kingsport Officer-Involved Shooting

KINGSPORT – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in charges being placed against a juvenile accused of committing criminal actions that led to an officer-involved shooting in Kingsport Tuesday evening. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents began investigating the circumstances leading to … Continue reading Juvenile Charged in Connection with Kingsport Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Kingsport Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED 3/16/22 AT 4:45 p.m. - The juvenile involved in this incident has been charged with Evading Arrest and Attempted First Degree Murder via a juvenile petition.  Due to the individual’s age, he is not being identified at this time.  At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents are investigating the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Kingsport Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

UPDATED 3/1/22 – The individual involved in this incident has been identified as Michael Bentley (DOB: 11/20/95). On Monday evening, TBI agents obtained warrants charging Bentley with two counts of Aggravated Assault. He is currently being held in the Sullivan County Jail. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents are … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

Bristol Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in charges being placed against a Bristol man accused of committing criminal actions that led to an officer-involved shooting in Sullivan County Friday morning. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents began investigating a … Continue reading Bristol Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED 1/21/22 at 11:00 p.m. - This evening, TBI agents obtained warrants charging Alan Coulter with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, one count of Reckless Endangerment, one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and one count of Use of a Weapon During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony. At … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

SULLIVAN COUNTY – A two-day joint undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the office of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of four men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Sullivan County Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greene County

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a woman during an interaction with deputies from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Sunday evening. Just before 10:00 p.m., Sullivan County deputies spotted Katelyn L. Harris (DOB 11/14/91), who they knew to have … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greene County

Ongoing Investigation Results in Additional Charges in 2018 Homicide Case

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An ongoing investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in additional indictments in connection to a 2018 homicide in Bluff City. On August 10, 2018, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents began investigating the death of Herman Rumley (DOB 12/3/46), shortly … Continue reading Ongoing Investigation Results in Additional Charges in 2018 Homicide Case