Crothersville Man Charged With Dealing Meth

Preston Hugh Gray

Preston Hugh Gray

A Crothersville man was charged with three counts of dealing methamphetamine last Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Preston Hugh Gray, 31, was arrested by Seymour Police and booked into the Jackson County Jail at 4:32 p.m.
In the charging affidavit, according to Jackson County Deputy Prosecutor Jeffrey A. Chalfant, Seymour Police Detectives Brian Moore and Crystal Schapson learned from a confidential informant that Gray was reportedly dealing methamphetamine in the Crothersville and Vernon Township area.
Police reported that they arranged for the confidential contact to make purchases.
On Thursday, Nov. 17, at a location in Uniontown Gray sold the confidential informant 7 grams of methamphetamine for $400, according to the police narrative in the charging affidavit.
A second purchase of 7 grams of meth for $360 occurred again in Uniontown on Monday, Nov. 21 and a third purchase of $700 for 14 grams of meth took place in Crothersville on Tuesday, Nov. 22, according to the court document.
The court document reported that police provided the confidential informant with money to purchase the drugs as well as recording equipment to electronically document the transaction.
Gray is being held in Jackson County Jail without bond.
Preston Gray is the brother of Garret Gray who, along with Coleman King, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the April 2007 killing of Aaron Hall.