Man arrested, charged with trafficking heroin

Published 5:23 pm Thursday, June 29, 2017

By BRIANA HARRIS / Staff Writer

PELHAM – A Birmingham man is being held in the Shelby County Jail after the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency arrested him in Pelham on Thursday, June 29, and charged him with trafficking heroin.


According to court records, Chastain Shaquille McCray, a 26-year-old who lists an address on 50th Avenue North in Birmingham, was allegedly in possession of 69.50 grams of heroin at the Shell Service Station on Cahaba Valley Road on Tuesday, June 20.

On June 29, McCray was being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

Trafficking heroin is a Class A felony and is punishable by 10 years to life in prison and up to $60,000 in fines upon conviction.

McCray’s preliminary hearing is set for July 27 before District Court Judge Daniel Crowson.