Greenfield Man Facing Drug, Gun Charges

Robert Lyles

GREENFIELD (October 25) — A Greenfield man is facing multiple drug and weapon-related charges after Greenfield Police found him sleeping in his vehicle.

Robert Justin Lyles, 34, of 503 Hillsboro St., in Greenfield is charged with Driving Under the Influence (1st Offense); Violation of the Implied Consent Law; Possession of Schedule II; Possession of Schedule III; Possession of Schedule IV; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

At approximately 6:45 a.m., Tuesday, October 20, Greenfield Police Ptl. David Sliger observed Lyles asleep in a vehicle at Greenfield City Park, according to an affidavit. The report notes the officer saw a glass pipe, commonly used in smoking methamphetamine, in Lyles’ hand.

The officer woke Lyles and retrieved the pipe, which had what appeared to be meth inside.

Lyles was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

A Browning 12-guage shotgun and two boxes of ammunition were found beside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed a small plastic bag with what appeared to be meth, 21 three-quarter Xanax tablets and one Naloxone pill. The plastic bag of apparent meth weighed one gram. The glass pipe with meth inside weighed 11.7 grams. Lyles admitted to smoking the meth prior to the officer’s arrival, according to the report.

The defendant is free on a $5,000 bond, while awaiting his appearance in Weakley County General Sessions Court today (Wednesday, October 28, 2020).