JACKSON – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with 24th District Attorney Matt Stowe and the Decatur County Sheriff, Keith Byrd, held a briefing tonight at 10 p.m. in Decaturville, TN.
During the briefing, TBI Director Mark Gwyn stated that the TBI was able to confirm through the findings of an odontologist that remains found off County Corner Road this weekend are of Holly Bobo.
On Sunday, September 7, two hunters discovered the possible human remains and alerted authorities.
The 20-year old nursing student disappeared from her home the morning of April 13, 2011. In the years since her disappearance, there has been an on-going and collaborative effort among TBI agents and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department to thoroughly follow all leads surrounding her disappearance.
In March of this year, Zachary Adams was indicted on charges of First Degree Felony Murder and Especially Aggravated Kidnapping in connection to the death of Holly Bobo. A month later, Jason Autry was also indicted and charged with one count of Especially Aggravated Kidnapping and First Degree Felony Murder.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Javon Jolarry Spivey of Nashville, TN.
Spivey is wanted by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on outstanding warrants of first degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery in connection with a home invasion and shooting death that occurred in Antioch, TN on August 30th, 2014. Spivey is accused of killing a 48-year old man and wounding his 70-year old mother. Spivey also has outstanding warrants for two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of especially aggravated kidnapping for an August 28th, 2014 armed robbery at the Mapco at 2301 Murfreesboro Pike in Nashville.
Spivey, 25, has a last known address on Doubletree Lane in Nashville. He is African American with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He has a “Mississippi” scroll tattoo on his abdomen.
Spivey has a history of assault and is believed to be armed. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Spivey is urged to call TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463). There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained an indictment for a former account clerk at the Tennessee Prison for Women who is accused of manipulating inmates’ accounts to siphon off more than $200,000 over a three-year time span.
At the request of 20th District Attorney General Victor S. Johnson, III, TBI Special Agents along with investigators with the Comptroller’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Correction Office of Investigation and Compliance began investigating Mary M. Williams on June 18, 2014. During the course of the investigation agents determined that starting in March 2011 and running through June of this year, Williams targeted prison trust fund accounts of five inmates. She manipulated these accounts to make it appear they were getting money from work release programs and instead, siphoned off approximately $220,000 for her own use.
On September 5th, the Davidson County Grand Jury returned an indictment for Williams, charging the 35-year old with Official Misconduct, Theft over $60,000, Computer Fraud and Forgery. Today, she was arrested and booked into the Davidson County Jail, where she is being held on a $60,000 bond.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained an indictment for an Alabama man accused of selling a Wayne County couple investments he wasn’t licensed to offer.
At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Mike Bottoms, TBI Special Agents began investigating Roy Allen Tucker on November 18, 2013. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that, in April 2013, Tucker convinced a Wayne County couple to invest in Certificates of Deposit, which Tucker was not licensed to offer. Agents also determined Tucker, doing business as Tri State Investments, never invested the victims’ money. Tucker later returned $100,000 of the couple’s money, but has not paid back a remaining balance of more than $164,000.
On July 17th, the Wayne County Grand Jury returned an indictment for Tucker, charging the 32-year-old Florence, Alabama man with one count of Theft. On Friday, he was booked into the Wayne County Jail, where his bond amount will be determined at a later date.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Lewis County mother and daughter accused of filing a false report of rape.
At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Special Agents began investigating Regina Hobbs and Kylie Barber on July 31st. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on June 14th, during a domestic argument, Regina Hobbs pointed a firearm at her husband at their residence on Thomas Avenue in Hohenwald. The husband called 911 to report the incident. When officers from Hohenwald Police responded, Hobbs reported her husband, a THP trooper, had raped and assaulted her. Barber, Hobbs’ daughter, later told Hohenwald police she walked in on the alleged rape. The reports resulted in officers arresting Hobbs’ husband. The TBI investigation later revealed the allegations of rape and assault were false.
On Friday, TBI Agents arrested Hobbs (PICTURED LEFT) and Barber (RIGHT), charging the 40-year-old mother with one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of False Report. Her 20-year-old daughter faces one count of False Report. Hobbs was booked into the Lewis County Jail on $5,000 bond. Barber’s bond was set at $2,500.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained additional indictments for a Giles County man already convicted of rape.
At the request of 22nd District Attorney General Mike Bottoms, TBI Special Agents began investigating Maurice Dale McAllister on April 30, 2012. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information which, in December 2013, contributed to a jury convicting McAllister of one count of Rape. A judge subsequently sentenced him to serve 12 years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction.
As part of the case, investigators executed a search warrant at McAllister’s residence at 2750 Big Dry Creek Road in Pulaski. During the search, Agents, along with members of the Giles County Sheriff’s Department, discovered several pieces of digital evidence which revealed five digital images later classified as child pornography.
On Wednesday, May 14th, the Giles County Grand Jury returned indictments for the 83-year-old, charging him with five counts of Especially Aggravated Exploitation of a Minor. Today, he was served with the charges and remains in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. McAllister is currently awaiting trial on 17 additional charges in connection to the case, including several of Aggravated Rape and Sexual Battery.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a Rutherford County man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.
TBI Agents, with the assistance of officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, began an investigation in 2013 to identify subjects in Tennessee using peer-to-peer networks to traffic in child pornography.
On August 6th, Andrew Brian Hotte was indicted by a Rutherford County Grand Jury on charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Today, the 27-year-old Murfreesboro man was arrested by deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Hotte being held on a $100,000 bond at the Rutherford County jail.