Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests

JOHNSON CITY – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and detectives with the Johnson City Police Department has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors Over a two-day period beginning March 12th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed at addressing human … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests

16 Arrested, Accused of Seeking Sex with Minors, in Rutherford County Human Trafficking Sting

SMYRNA – A two-day, undercover operation by several law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrests of 16 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a two-day period beginning October 24th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed at addressing human trafficking in Rutherford County, authorities placed several decoy advertisements on websites known … Continue reading 16 Arrested, Accused of Seeking Sex with Minors, in Rutherford County Human Trafficking Sting

Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

BLOUNT COUNTY – An undercover operation conducted by the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Alcoa Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryville Police Department, and the 5th Judicial Drug Task Force has resulted in the arrest of four men. On Friday and Saturday, as part of a joint … Continue reading Four Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

MCMINN COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation,  the Athens Police Department, and the Office of the 10th District Attorney General has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of attempting to purchase illicit sex from minors. This week, TBI Agents, working alongside investigators from the Athens … Continue reading Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained an indictment for a man accused of trafficking a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of commercial sex. During the course of the investigation, authorities determined that, in early August, Charles Denton (DOB 4-3-83) … Continue reading Man Charged, Accused of Trafficking Teen Girl for Commercial Sex Acts

Humboldt Woman Arrested, Charged in Ongoing TBI Human Trafficking Case

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit have arrested and charged a Humboldt woman accused of forcing a minor to have sex with a man in exchange for drugs. After receiving information from the Humboldt Police Department, the TBI began investigating Veronica Shuney Boykin (DOB 1-29-84) on March 22nd. … Continue reading Humboldt Woman Arrested, Charged in Ongoing TBI Human Trafficking Case

Missing 12-Year-Old Rescued, Nashville Man Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside local and federal partners, have arrested and charged a Nashville man accused of trafficking a 12-year-old from Texas for the purposes of commercial sex. On Friday evening, the TBI received information from the U.S. Marshals Service about the possible whereabouts … Continue reading Missing 12-Year-Old Rescued, Nashville Man Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

New Indictments Announced for Two Suspects in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained additional indictments for two individuals already facing charges in connection to an ongoing TBI juvenile human sex trafficking investigation. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, TBI Agents opened this case on July 8, 2015. During the course of the … Continue reading New Indictments Announced for Two Suspects in TBI Human Trafficking Case

Clarksville Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, assisted by Drug Investigation Division Agents and the Clarksville Police Department, have arrested and charged a Clarksville man accused of trafficking a juvenile for the purpose of sex. After receiving information from the National Human Trafficking Hotline this week, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Clarksville Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case