2 days ago
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Joint investigation results in arrest of Sumner County Doctor

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Gallatin Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Hendersonville doctor on prescription-related charges. In February, investigators with the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force began investigating complaints that Dr. Lawrence Joseph […]
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$24,000 reward offered in Hardeman County Cold Case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF)  – Representatives from the offices of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the 25th District Attorney General and the Hardeman County Sheriff today announced the creation of a $24-thousand reward, in an effort to gain information about a 1998 unsolved murder in Hardeman County. At the request of then-District […]
5 days ago
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Manhunt intensifies for missing Tenn. teacher, student

(CBS News) – Police are searching this morning for a former teacher accused of convincing a teenage student to run away with him. Investigators in Tennessee believe Tad Cummins kidnapped 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Cummins was fired from his teaching job last week over alleged inappropriate behavior with the teen. He faces charges of sexual contact […]
1 week ago
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Theft, Insurance Fraud Indictment of Grundy County Man

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has led to the indictment of a Tracy City man on insurance fraud charges. After looking into fraud allegations involving Grundy County insurance agent Troy E. Shrum, 46, TBI agents discovered that between December 2010 and November 2015 he received money from […]
1 month ago
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TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Louisiana

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list on February 16th is now in custody in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Keithandre Trevon Murray was arrested today by deputies with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, where he has relatives. Murray was wanted […]
1 month ago
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McMinnville Man Arrested on Homicide Charge

Cookeville, TN (WDEF) – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the McMinnville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man charged with a homicide that occurred earlier this month. TBI agents joined investigators on February 6th concerning the death of Barry Cole, 35, whose body was discovered […]
1 month ago
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TBI links man to a marijuana grow operation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WDEF) – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(TBI) has led to the indictment of a Sneedville man in connection with a marijuana grow operation. In June 2016, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division, working alongside the […]
2 months ago
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Partially burned body from Whitfield County identified

Whitfield County, Georgia (WDEF) -- The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office has identified the body found at the Ellis Road on January 10th as Luis Antonio Lopez of Nashville.
2 months ago
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Man Faces Murder Charge in Bradley Country Shooting Death

(WDEF) – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in the arrest of an Alabama man in connection to a murder that occurred last September. An investigating was opened on a shooting death at the Bradley County Landfill at 282 Natures Trail in McDonald where Jeremy Headley, 24,was found deceased. Developing […]
3 months ago
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TBI debuts new billboards in human trafficking awareness campaign

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) - Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation debuted new billboards on major roads across Tennessee as a part of their human trafficking awareness campaign.