Man, 23, charged with Pelham robbery

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

A 23-year-old Birmingham man is being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $120,000 after he was arrested and charged with a Christmas Eve robbery in Pelham.

McMorris

McMorris

The Pelham Police Department arrested Romero Deon McMorris, whose address was listed in the 1500 block of Sixth Street North in Birmingham, on Jan. 9 and charged him with one count of first-degree robbery and one county of first-degree burglary.

According to Pelham Police records, McMorris allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in the 100 block of High Crest Road in Pelham on Dec. 24. McMorris allegedly stole a Ruger .380 pistol valued at $300, a nickel plated .38 revolver valued at $300, a Nevada wristwatch valued at $800, assorted pieces of sterling silver jewelry valued at $1,000, assorted pieces of gold chains and pendants valued at $200, a Dell laptop computer valued at $800 and an Asus laptop computer valued at $800.

McMorris is scheduled to appear in the Shelby County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing in front of Circuit Court Judge Dan Reeves on Feb. 5 at 8:30 a.m., according to court records.

First-degree robbery and first-degree burglary both are Class A felonies. If convicted of the crimes, McMorris could face between 10-99 years in prison per charge.