MEMPHIS – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained indictments for a former hospital employee accused of using patient identities and forging physician signatures to commit TennCare fraud.
After receiving information from TennCare’s Office of Inspector General, TBI Special Agents began investigating Fannie M. Randolph in November 2013. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on multiple occasions from December 2012 through September 2013, Randolph, while an employee of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Room, used patient information to illegally obtain controlled substances and in some instances, utilized the TennCare benefits of the patients to pay for the fraudulent prescriptions. Additionally, Agents developed information that Randolph forged the signatures of physicians to obtain prescription medications. When the allegations surfaced in 2013, the hospital notified TennCare and terminated Randolph’s employment.
On Tuesday, the Shelby County Grand Jury returned indictments for the 52-year-old Bartlett woman, charging her with eight counts of Identity Theft and six counts of TennCare Fraud. On Thursday, Randolph turned herself into the Shelby County Jail and was subsequently released after posting bond.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Barry Eugene Moore of Nashville.
Barry Moore is wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department on the charge of First Degree Murder. On March 15, 2014, Justin Roake was killed when shots were fired from an SUV, into the vehicle he was driving. Moore was identified as the driver of that SUV. He was indicted for First Degree Murder by the Davidson County Grand Jury in August 2014. Moore is also wanted on a separate charge of Failure to Appear.
Moore, 28, is an African-American male with brown eyes and black hair. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 185 pounds. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Barry Eugene Moore is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463). There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Gibson County man accused in connection to a violent burglary at a home in Trenton.
On January 17th, at the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI Special Agents began investigating a burglary that occurred the same day at a home on Twin Creek Road in Trenton. During the course of the investigation, Agents, working alongside investigators from the Gibson County Sheriff’s Department, developed information that Justin Schriener and Autumn White-Smith broke into the victim’s home and attempted to rob him at knifepoint. A struggle ensued, during which the victim sustained multiple stab wounds from which he has since recovered.
On Monday, the Gibson County Grand Jury returned indictments for Schriener, charging the 31-year-old Trenton man with one count of Especially Aggravated Burglary, one count of Attempted Especially Aggravated Robbery, and one count of Tampering with Evidence. Authorities in Gibson County previously charged White-Smith with Accessory After the Fact and Tampering with Evidence. Schriener is currently incarcerated in Kentucky on unrelated charges.
NASHVILLE –A McEwen man already in jail on drug-related charges has now been indicted for murder, as the result of an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
On March 8th, at the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents and deputies with the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the homicide of 42-year-old John Travis Monsue at a home on Trace Creek Road in McEwen. William Michael Hunter lived at that address and made the initial 911 call. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Hunter was responsible for the shooting death of Mr. Monsue. While on the scene, Agents also discovered an active methamphetamine lab inside the home. Hunter was arrested on March 10th and charged in connection with the production of the drug at that location.
On Tuesday, the Humphreys County Grand Jury returned a multiple-count indictment against William Hunter, charging the 58-year-old man with one count of First Degree Murder, one count of Initiation of the Manufacture of Methamphetamine, one count of Promotion to Manufacture Methamphetamine, one count of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, and two counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm. On Wednesday, Hunter was served in the Humphreys County Jail, where he is currently being held from his earlier arrest. His bond was set at $500,000.
NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smith County father accused of abusing his daughter.
Today, at the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson and with his office’s assistance, TBI Special Agents began investigating 33-year-old Joe F. Green, Jr. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on Saturday, April 4th, Green struck his 10-year-old daughter multiple times with a cattle stick while staying with her at his parents’ residence in Pleasant Shade.Smith County Father Arrested, Charged in TBI Child Abuse Case
This afternoon, Agents arrested the Carthage man and charged him with one count of Aggravated Child Abuse. Green was subsequently booked into the Smith County Jail on $15,000 bond.
MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Shelby County man charged with money laundering and theft.
At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI Special Agents began investigating Preston Earl Byrd on April 30, 2010. At that time, Byrd was involved in the development of a housing project in Memphis. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that from 2006 through 2009, Byrd diverted more than $1,000,000 of funds for the project and kept the money for personal items and real estate for his own benefit.
On April 1st, the Shelby County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Byrd, 43, with two counts of Theft of Property over $60,000 and one count of Money Laundering. The Collierville man turned himself in to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Division this morning. Byrd was booked at the Shelby County Criminal Justice Complex, where he is being held on a $50,000 bond.
NASHVILLE – Less than a day after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Bobby Eugene Blaylock was captured in Nashville this morning.
Shortly after 8:00, Blaylock, 39, was taken into custody in East Nashville after officers from the Metro Nashville Police Department recognized the vehicle he was driving from information TBI issued when placing Blaylock on the Top 10 list on Friday. Metro officers identified the vehicle on Main Street, near Yeaman Place. Blaylock then turned from Main onto Yeaman in an apparent attempt to avoid law enforcement. Before officers could initiate a traffic stop, however, Blaylock exited the vehicle and began to run. He stopped when commanded by officers, after which they placed him under arrest.
The Ashland City man was wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office on charges of Rape and Violation of the Sex Offender Registry. On April 3rd, Blaylock physically and sexually assaulted his victim multiple times before fleeing in a stolen vehicle.
Blaylock is currently being held at the Davidson County Jail, and will face charges in Nashville of Vehicle Theft, Driving without a License, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Additionally, a hold will be placed on him until his transfer to Cheatham County. At the time of this release, a current booking photo was not available.