Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Erwin Human Trafficking Operation

ERWIN - A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Erwin Police Department, the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the Jonesborough Police Department, and the office of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit … Continue reading Seven Men Arrested, Charged in Erwin Human Trafficking Operation

Unicoi County Attorney Indicted on Theft Charges

UNICOI COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Unicoi County attorney, charged with stealing money from his clients. In May, at the request of Assistant District Attorney General Justin Walling with the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference, TBI Special Agents began investigating … Continue reading Unicoi County Attorney Indicted on Theft Charges

Erwin Woman Arrested, Charged in Unicoi County Stabbing Death

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Erwin woman on murder charges. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents joined Unicoi County detectives in investigating the death of … Continue reading Erwin Woman Arrested, Charged in Unicoi County Stabbing Death

North Carolina Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a North Carolina man on exploitation charges involving children. At the request of 1st Judicial District Attorney Tony Clark, TBI Agents began investigating Rodrigo Navarro in April 2014. During the course of the investigation, … Continue reading North Carolina Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Erwin Man Arrested, Charged with Murder in Elderly Wife’s Death

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation between the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a murder charge for an Erwin man accused of killing his 81-year-old wife. On Sunday, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents joined the investigation into the incident. … Continue reading Erwin Man Arrested, Charged with Murder in Elderly Wife’s Death

TBI charges Johnson City man in underage sex case

Johnson City, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Johnson City man on May 24, 2013 on multiple charges for attempting to have sex with a juvenile. TBI arrested Rickie Lee Hoyle, Jr., 40, late Friday and charged him with attempted aggravated statutory rape, attempted sexual battery by an authority figure and attempted … Continue reading TBI charges Johnson City man in underage sex case