Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Inappropriately Touching Inmate

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County corrections officer accused of inappropriately touching an inmate. In January, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents began investigating Timothy A. Edens (DOB 10/3/94). During the … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Inappropriately Touching Inmate

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TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 2/28 at 9:55 a.m.: Based on information gathered at this time, preliminary autopsy results indicate that Jackie Scott Pendergrass died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The investigation remains active and ongoing. Updated 2/26 at 4:15 p.m.: Sgt. Steve Hinkle has died as a result of his injuries. At this time, the investigation remains active … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Accused of Illegally Voting

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Piney Flats woman on voter fraud charges. In October, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of voter fraud involving Judy Guinn (DOB 10/26/48). During … Continue reading Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Accused of Illegally Voting

Bluff City Man Indicted, Arrested on False Reporting and Theft Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has led to the indictment of a Bluff City man accused of filing false reports and theft. In December 2017, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating … Continue reading Bluff City Man Indicted, Arrested on False Reporting and Theft Charges

Sullivan County Man Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Homicide Investigation

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Sullivan County man in connection to a Bluff City homicide. On August 10th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Herman Rumley (DOB 12/3/46), … Continue reading Sullivan County Man Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Homicide Investigation

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Assault and False Reporting

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County corrections officer on charges of assault and providing false information. On March 12th, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating Jeri Dawn Patrick (DOB … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Assault and False Reporting

Sullivan County Man Indicted on Aggravated Assault Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Sullivan County man on aggravated assault charges. In November, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating a shooting that occurred at a home on Beck Road … Continue reading Sullivan County Man Indicted on Aggravated Assault Charges

Sullivan County Man Indicted, Accused of Fabricating Evidence

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Kingsport man accused of fabricating evidence in a plot against a Sullivan County detective. In July, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of misconduct involving … Continue reading Sullivan County Man Indicted, Accused of Fabricating Evidence

Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Sexual Misconduct Case

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a former Kingsport police officer pleading guilty in a sexual misconduct case. Last month, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Kingsport Police Department, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Sexual Misconduct Case

Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Kingsport man on numerous drug charges related to the distribution of fentanyl. In July, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division, along with detectives from the Kingsport Police Department and the Sullivan County … Continue reading Kingsport Man Indicted on Drug and Extortion Charges