Former Tennessee police officer charged

LEWIS COUNTY, Tenn. –Former TN police officer arrested.

According to information received from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a now-former officer from Hohenwald Police Department has been arrested.

The arrest comes following an investigation, initiated by 21st Judicial District Attorney General Kim Helper, and conducted by special agents with TBI.

Travis Koch, courtesy of TBI

During the investigation, agents uncovered information that Koch was involved in an incident that occurred on or around July 2, involving the tampering of evidence.

On August 1, the Lewis Co. Grand Jury returned an indictment charging former officer, Travis Richard Koch (DOB 05/23/1984) with one count of Tampering with Evidence.

Koch was arrested on August 4, and booked into Lewis County Jail on a bond of $2,500.

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