Charles Sexton denied parole

Published 1:13 pm Sunday, September 3, 2023

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The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole to Charles Ray Sexton, Jr. on Aug. 22.

The board denied Sexton’s request with no reset date. Family, friends, court officials and representatives of a victim’s family may testify in support or opposition of an inmate’s petition, but no statements were offered for Sexton.

Sexton, 39, is serving a five-year sentence ordered on Feb. 9 for a Butler County conviction on charges of destroying public property. He serves his sentence at the Elmore Correctional Facility.

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In 2019, Sexton began a 12-year sentence on two charges of third-degree burglary and was granted parole in 2021. Prior charges include second-degree escape.

All convictions resulted from charges for crimes in Butler County.

The board held 28 hearings on Aug. 22, denying all parole petitions. The board also held nine pardon hearings, denying eight and granting one. Seven pardon hearings were continued to a later date.

To view hearing minutes, visit To view inmate information, go to