Middle Tennessee THP trooper arrested in TBI aggravated assault investigation

Shane Roberts (TBI)

LEBANON, Tenn. (WATE) – A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was arrested and charged by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Tuesday night.

Shane Roberts, 43, was charged with aggravated assault. TBI agents say they began investigating Roberts on Tuesday at the request of the 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson.

Investigators said they developed information that Roberts pointed a THP issued firearm at his wife during a fight at their Lebanon home Monday. Roberts was booked  into the Wilson County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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