ISP investigation leads to meth dealing arrest

BEDFORD – On Wednesday, July 7th, the Indiana State Police Bloomington District ACES, and ISP Drug Enforcement Detectives conducted an investigation in alleged methamphetamine dealing.

During the course of the investigation, troopers determined 29-year-old Kyle Lee, of Salem, was on his way to Lawrence County to sell meth.

Kyle Lee

Undercover detectives observed Lee as a passenger in a vehicle along SR 60 West. The vehicle turned into a gas station without utilizing a turn signal. Indiana State Police ACES trooper conducted a traffic stop. There were four occupants, including an infant child in the vehicle. Lee was sitting in the backseat, while 35-year-old Brandynn M. Sullivan, of Pekin, was a front-seat passenger.

Brandynn Sullivan

Lawrence County Officer Michael Williams arrived and deployed his canine, Fleck, who gave a positive alert on the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed approximately ½ gram of meth where Sullivan was sitting. Also, officers located over 3 grams of meth in the backseat where Lee was sitting.

The Department of Child Services was contacted and took custody of the infant. Lee and Sullivan were incarcerated in the Lawrence County Jail. Lee was arrested on felony charges of dealing meth over 3 grams and possession of meth. Sullivan was arrested on felony charges of neglect of a dependent and possession of meth.

Anyone with illegal drug activity information is requested to call the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411, the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 812-545-4700, or send an email to All calls are confidential.