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Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole deny parole for Dallas County suspect

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole denied parole for a man who committed crimes in Dallas County almost 30 years ago.

Raymond Craig was one of 36 inmates denied parole Tuesday. Five other inmates were granted parole by the board.

Craig was sentenced three times for first-degree theft of property between 1986 and 1991. His first sentence occurred on March 26, 1986, receiving a sentence to serve 10 consecutive years. Craig was sentenced to serve 20 years consecutive on August 7, 1986. His final sentence in Dallas County came on November 21, 1991.

Craig was sentenced for a year on a first-degree theft charge on Sept. 27, 2019 in Elmore County.

Born in 1959, Craig is currently locked up in the Kilby Correctional Facility.