Deputy Arrested in Franklin County
After receiving information from Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller, 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor requested TBI open an investigation into 47 year-old Timothy Martin Tyler on June 26th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information Tyler provided a suspect with information about his impending arrest.
On Monday, the Franklin County Grand Jury returned an indictment, charging Tyler with one count of Misuse of Official Information. Wednesday morning, Tyler turned himself in to authorities, who booked him in the Franklin County Jail on $10,000 bond.