Public Safety

Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; October 3, 2012:  Nashville, TN– The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested David Dwayne Monk, after an investigation surrounding the recent death of his former wife, Donna Bandy. TBI presented the case against Monk, 42, of 2640 Goodsprings Road, Ashland City, TN, to the Cheatham County Grand […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Department of Corrections; Oct. 4, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – Commissioner Derrick Schofield has directed the Department of Correction’s Office of Investigation and Compliance to conduct a thorough investigation into performance audit findings related to probation and parole supervision of deceased offenders. Upon conclusion of the investigation follow up information will […]

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Legislators hammered corrections and parole officials Wednesday for running a system that allowed officers to waste time and tax dollars “monitoring” 82 dead criminal offenders. The revelation raises many questions, among them is how closely tabs are being kept on former inmates who’re actually still among the living, they said. “Its troubling enough to find […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; October 2, 2012:   Nashville, TN– The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested Ray Amalfitano, the former Chief of Police of Lafayette, after an investigation involving an assault on a prisoner. Amalfitano, age 38, of 501 Hanna Drive, Lafayette, TN, resigned his position as Chief of Police […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; October 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN– The Governor’s Highway Safety Office in partnership with the Tennessee Tech University College of Business, Business Media Center launched its new website today. The greatly enhanced website will be the communication hub for news and information relating to Tennessee highway safety. “Our […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; October 1, 2012:   Nashville, TN– Michael Shane Baker, a former Lafollette Police officer and TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive turned himself in to authorities earlier today on numerous sexually related charges. Baker, age 39, of 802 W. Jacksboro Road in New Tazewell, TN, was charged […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; October 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating cases of meningitis involving 11 patients treated at one outpatient surgical center/pain management clinic in Nashville and one patient treated at a facility in another […]

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Press Release from Comptroller Justin Wilson; Oct. 1, 2012:  The Comptroller released today an audit of the state Board of Parole that found, at a minimum, annual arrest checks were completed on behalf of 82 parolees who had been dead for varying lengths of time, ranging from less than six months to more than 19 […]

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Press release from the State Fire Marshal’s Office; September 28, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – The presence of portable, medical oxygen in the home has grown over the past decade, and so has the need for education about the fire hazards associated with its use. Medical oxygen adds a higher percentage of oxygen to the air […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; September 25, 2012:  NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to prevent the spread of rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; September 25, 2012:   Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a Columbia, Tenn. woman on a theft charge after she was indicted by the Maury County grand jury last week for one count of theft over $1,000. Kelley Renee Dodd, 34, of Hayes Drive […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; September 21, 2012:  Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested and charged a Wayne County, Tenn. man with rape of a child after the victim, who currently lives out of state, cooperated with authorities regarding the crime committed […]

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