Montgomery man arrested for trafficking controlled substance

Published 3:57 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2019


HOOVER – A 28-year-old Montgomery man was arrested on Friday, July 5, for drug trafficking.


Charles Edward Samuel Jr. faces charges of trafficking a controlled substance, second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of a concealed weapon, according to court records.

Samuel allegedly possessed a cardboard box containing 11 16-ounce bottles of promethazine hydrochloride and codeine phosphate syrup and six bottles of promethazine plain syrup.

The charges were brought by the Hoover Police Department, and Samuel was arrested in his hometown of Montgomery, where he lists an address off Midway Street.

Samuel posted bond of $102,000 and was released on July 6.

A preliminary hearing for Samuel is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 7 with Judge Daniel A. Crowson Jr. presiding.