1 month ago
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Police find man wanted for shooting at Knoxville officer

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a man who allegedly shot at a police officer been captured in Blount County.
2 months ago
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One Killed in Marion Co. Self-Defense Shooting

Marion County deputies and the TBI are wrapping up an investigation into a fatal shooting Monday night.
2 months ago
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Two arrested in Marion County following TBI drug investigation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of two Tracy City residents charged with the sale and delivery of oxycodone and fentanyl. Over several months in 2016, Agents with the Drug Investigation Division conducted undercover operations in […]
4 months ago
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TBI issues drug alert on cocaine laced with fentanyl

"To be blunt: What you might buy and use, thinking it’s a good time, could cost you your life.”
5 months ago
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UPDATE: Chattanooga Man on TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List Captured

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A Chattanooga man added recently to the state’s most wanted list by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was captured today. Demetrius Delaney Buchanan faces a First Degree Murder charge, among others for a shooting in August. On August 14th, the body of Langdon Strickland was found on South Kelly Street.   CHATTANOOGA, […]
7 months ago
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UPDATE: Inmate identified in Polk Co. shooting

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – The 10th Judicial District Attorney General Steve Crump requested the TBI to investigate the shooting of Polk County Jail inmate Freddy Ruth. 48-year-old Ruth is a trustee with the Polk County Jail, and was working with litter clean-up near the East Parksville boat ramp in Benton on Thursday afternoon. The preliminary […]
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9 months ago
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Four arrested in Marion County after TBI investigation

MARION COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) -- A joint investigation leads to the arrest of four in Marion County this week.
9 months ago
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Former Calhoun, Tenn. Police Chief and Officer charged with extortion

CALHOUN, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says two former Calhoun Police Department employees have been charged each with two counts of extortion.
9 months ago
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Sheriff’s deputy charged with stealing from elderly woman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy is facing charges that he stole money from the bank account of an elderly woman whom he befriended. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Bedford County Sheriff’s Deputy Garcia Romero Jordan was indicted by a county grand jury Monday. TBI says Jordan started withdrawing money from ATMs […]
10 months ago
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Tennessee House OKs bill opening up officer shooting records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee House has cleared legislation to publicly disclose Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probes into deaths from officer shootings. The House voted 91-0 Monday to open the investigative records into deaths from a shooting by law enforcement. Senators previously passed the bill 30-0. It soon heads to Gov. Bill Haslam. The […]