Clarksville, TN – On October 4th, 2015, an unknown person entered a Princeton Drive home shooting Brandon Jimenez several times and intentionally shooting and killing 2-year-old Joseph Bankston.
Since the incident, members of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Homicide Unit have pursued numerous leads and tips from the public and submitted evidence collected at the scene.
2-year-old Joseph Bankston was killed October 4th
Clarksville, TN – On October 4th, 2015, an unknown person entered a Princeton Drive home shooting Brandon Jiminez several times and intentionally shooting and killing 2-year-old Joseph Bankston.
Yesterday District Attorney John Carney contacted Governor Haslam’s office and requested a reward be issued for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this murder. Governor Bill Haslam immediately issued a reward in the amount of $15,000.00.
Tennessee ranks Sixth in the Nation for Women Murdered by Men in annual report: “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data”
Nashville, TN – Sometimes moving up in rankings is a good thing. However, when the criteria is the number of women murdered by men in your state, being in the top 10 is not where you want to be. Sadly, Tennessee has moved from 10th to 6th since last year’s report was released.
More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2013 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data.
Clarksville, TN – On July 13th, 2015 the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, arrested two individuals in connection with the 2013 murder of Daniel Lamar Reed. Mr. Reed’s body was discovered on August 15th, 2013 in the parking lot of Northwest High School.
The men charged with this crime include, Joshua Nelson Garretson (AKA Capone) and Reginald Dionte Nesmith (AKA Sawed Off).
U.S. Attorney’s Office announces Two Tennessee Men Plead Guilty To Killing Man During Home Invasion Robbery in Clarksville
Nashville, TN – Two Tennessee men pleaded guilty to using a firearm to kill during a home invasion robbery they conducted on May 7th, 2011, announced U.S. Attorney David Rivera of the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.
Demario Winston, 27, of Clarksville, Tennessee, and Michael Massey, 26, of Lexington, Tennessee, pleaded guilty before Chief District Court Judge Kevin H. Sharp of the Middle District of Tennessee to conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act Robbery and use of a firearm in a crime of violence resulting in death. Massey also pleaded guilty to attempted Hobbs Act Robbery. «Read the rest of this article»
Chattanooga, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Winchester man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morrison woman.
At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating Robert Troy Whipple on April 27th. Early that morning in Decherd, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop of Whipple’s vehicle.
Since Holly disappeared from her home on April 13th, 2011, TBI Special Agents, collaborating with the 24th District Attorney General’s office and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department, have been investigating the disappearance of the 20-year old nursing student. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police make Homicide Arrest in August 2013 Body Found at Northwest High School Parking Lot case
Clarksville, TN – On August 6th, 2014, Detectives with the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit made an arrest in the August 15th, 2013 murder of 38 year old Daniel Lamar Reed.
Reed was found deceased on the parking lot of Northwest High School from a gunshot wound.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a Cannon County woman in connection to the murder of her mother.
In cooperation with the Millersville Police Department, and with the assistance of the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department, TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of Valerie Jean McFadden on June 23rd, the same day a passerby discovered the body of the 61-year-old Readyville woman along a rural road in Millersville.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation adds Joshua Comer of Campbell County to TBI Top Ten Most Wanted List
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Joshua Adam Comer of LaFollette, TN.
Joshua Comer is wanted by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for the murder of his girlfriend’s 3 year old daughter on June 10th, 2014.
A Campbell County Special Grand Jury indicted Comer for First Degree Murder.
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