This is some of the items recovered during a Sunday morning arrest at Caryville.
CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – After a Sunday morning BOLO, be on the look out, for a red Chevrolet Camaro was announced by 911 Dispatch, it only took Caryville Police Officer Aaron Johnson 10 minutes to locate the car. The call, that came in just before noon, described that the car was occupied by two women reported to be extremely under the influence.
Amanda Lyttle faces multiple drug charges.
Johnson found the car parked in front of a home on West Maple Street at Caryville and saw one of the women leave the car and go into the home. The officer spoke with one of the women, 38-year -old Amanda Lyttle, Duff, and asked her if she had just left the area of a local motel. According to the report, Lyttle said she had been there to pick up a friend.
The report said Lyttle made several attempts to re-enter the car to retrieve pieces of property and acted in a sporadic and extremely nervous manner as she and Johnson interacted. When asked if there was anything illegal in the car, based on the report, Lyttle said at first that she did not do drugs and then stated that she didn’t want to lie saying that she had a couple of rigs in the car. A rig is the term used to describe the hypodermic needle, together with the other tools needed to prepare and use the drugs.
This is some of what was recovered during a Sunday morning arrest at Caryville.
Lyttle told Johnson that she did not care to let him search the car from top to bottom, because she had nothing to hide, according to the report. Jacksboro Police Officer Zack Wright arrived to assist in the search of the Camaro. The officers found a clear blue jewelry box in Lyttle’s purse that contained a baggy believed to contain Heroin along with $114 in cash. Johnson noted that he and Wright also found a disposable coffee cup containing 68.5 grams of meth, baggies of meth, scales and drug resale equipment.
After Lyttle’s arrest, she allegedly said she wanted to be honest that she was a mule (drug mule) and had picked up the drugs at the motel. She said she was paid $200 to transport it (the drugs) to another unnamed individual in Lake City.
Lyttle was charged with possession of schedule I, possession of schedule II for resale, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on suspended. According to jail records, Lyttle remains housed in the Campbell County Jail this morning without bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 10. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/03/2019-6AM)