Fort Payne man taken into custody with Stolen Firearms
Yesterday at approximately 7 pm, a Fort Payne man was taken into custody after a large amount of stolen firearms were found in his possession.
The arrest was part of an ongoing investigation into thefts around the county. The Fort Payne Police Department assisted in locating the subject.
Several of the firearms were reported stolen earlier in the day from the Rainsville area. Others were from additional thefts in the area.
Victor Bernard Lyles (21 of Fort Payne) was charged with four counts of Theft of Property (2nd Degree), Burglary (3rd Degree), and Probation Violation.
This is an ongoing investigation and more charges may be filed upon completion of the investigation.
We’ll have more updates as the investigation is completed.