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More Arrested By Task Force On Drug Charges

Members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force have been busy with drug arrests over the past few weeks, according to Special Agent M. T. Campbell, task force coordinator.

Task force members arrested Jason E. Moss, 32, of Lackstown Road, Clover on March 23, charging him with four counts of distribution of a controlled substance (cocaine), Campbell said.

Moss was held on a $5,000 secured bond, he added.

Herman E. Lee, 64, Washington Avenue, South Boston, was arrested March 26, the task force coordinator said.

Lee was charged with four counts of distribution of a controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, Campbell said.

Lee was held on a $5,000 secured bond, he added.

Task force members also arrested Bobby D. Clark, 35, of Carrington Street, South Boston on March 26, Campbell said.

Clark was charged with five counts of distribution of a controlled substance and four counts of gang participation, he said.

Clark was held without bond, he added.

On Wednesday, task force members arrested Anthony John Allen Sr., 47, and Anthony John Allen Jr., 20, both of Logan Street, South Boston, Campbell said.

Allen Sr. was charged with one count of distribution of a schedule III substance (Hydrocodone) as a principal in the second degree and one count of conspiring to distribute a schedule III substance (Hydrocodone), the coordinator said. He was held on a $3,500 bond.

Allen Jr. was charged with one count of unlawfully selling, giving, distributing or possessing with intent to sell, give or distribute less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

He also was charged with one count of unlawfully conspiring with others, known and unknown, to sell, give, distribute or possess with intent to sell, give or distribute less than one-half ounce of marijuana, Campbell said.
Allen Jr. was held on a $7,500 bond, the task force coordinator said.

In other law enforcement matters, Halifax Police Officer S. M. Comer is investigating vandalism of two cars on Golf Course Road that was reported Monday, according to Halifax Police Lt. D. D. Irby.

Joannie O. Green of South Boston reported tires were slashed on two vehicles registered to her that were parked in the driveway of the residence, Irby said.

The passenger side rear tire was cut on her 2008 Chevrolet, and the driver side rear tire was cut on her 2002 Toyota, the lieutenant said. The vandalisms occurred sometime after 8 p.m. Sunday, and Officer Comer estimated total damages at approximately $200.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Halifax Police Department at 434-476-2526 or the Halifax County Crime Line at 434-476-8445. If a tip results in an arrest and conviction, the caller would be eligible to receive a cash reward.

A South Boston woman is facing a misdemeanor charge, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Nancy D. Eckert, 49, of Willow Street was charged with misdemeanor hit and run.

The offense allegedly occurred Feb. 22, and Cpl. C. S. Yeatts served the warrant Tuesday.