Decatur man in custody after year-long drug investigation


(Morgan County Sheriff’s Office)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office arrested 30-year-old Carter O’Bryan Lyle of Decatur after a year-long drug investigation.

On March 8, agents with the Morgan County Drug Enforcement Unit got a warrant and searched a storage unit in Decatur where they found 5.9 pounds of methamphetamine along with around $48,000 in cash.

Agents say they also recovered three firearms from the storage unit, one of which was a short-barreled shotgun that violates state and Federal law.

During the investigation, Agents say they determined that Carter O’Bryan Lyle, 30 of Decatur, was the primary suspect. The report says they then search Lyle’s home in the 2200 block of Graham Avenue.

During the service of that warrant, Agents say they recovered more evidence and an additional $7,800.

Agents got warrants for Lyle’s arrest for Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of a Short-Barreled Shotgun. Lyle’s bonds are set at $100,000.00 and $25,000.00.

Lyle turned himself in to Deputies and has been booked into the Morgan County Jail on a bond of $125,000.

(Morgan County Sheriff’s Office)

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