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Scottsburg man guilty of larceny, drug charges

A 30-year-old Scottsburg man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three felony charges after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

Christopher Allen Stanley pleaded guilty to a third offense of concealment of merchandise (Walmart), grand larceny from Walmart and possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, the court sentenced Stanley to 20 years in prison for grand larceny, with all but four years suspended, to a 10-year suspended sentence for possession of illegal drugs and to a five-year suspended term for a third offense of concealment.

The court ordered Stanley’s four-year sentence to run together with a 10-year sentence received in Danville Circuit Court.

The court ordered the suspended portion of Stanley’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 35 years and ordered him placed on probation for two years, in addition to ordering the defendant to pay $267 restitution to Walmart jointly and severally with a co-defendant.

Other court cases
• Antwain Lamont Ferrell, 28, of South Boston had a charge against him for a violation of pre-trial conditions through Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services dismissed Friday.

• Scott T. Flanagan, 23, of Virginia Beach was convicted Friday of speeding 65/55 MPH zone in a misdemeanor appeal case.
The court ordered the defendant to pay a $50 fine and court costs.

• Crystal Lynn Gordon, 29, of South Boston was convicted Friday of five charges, four for possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance and one for a probation violation.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros a charge against Gordon for failing to appear in court, and the court found Gordon not guilty of three other charges, two for possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance and one for possessing explosives.

The court ordered Gordon to be evaluated for the Detention and Diversion center programs prior to sentencing, which was set for a date in the September court term.

• Quincy Eugene Moore, 36, of South Boston was convicted Friday of a probation violation.

Sentencing for Moore was continued to the September court term.

• Crystal Pulliam Moorefield, 32, of Clarksville was convicted Friday of one felony count for writing a bad check, one felony count of cashing a worthless check and one misdemeanor count for cashing a worthless check.

The court dismissed a felony charge against Moorefield for writing two or more bad checks within a 90-day period.

Sentencing for Moorefield was continued to the September court term.

• Charles Anthony Quinn, 38, of Salisbury, N.C. pleaded no contest Friday to speeding 70/55 MPH zone, in a misdemeanor appeal case.
The court continued the case to a date in the November court term in order to allow the defendant to complete a driver improvement class.

• Thomas Edward Jones, 21, of Halifax was sentenced Friday to a three-year suspended prison term for manufacturing marijuana not for his own use.

The court ordered Jones’ suspended sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for five years and ordered him placed on probation for one year.

• Veronica Joletta Robertson, 38, of South Boston was convicted Friday of two separate charges for possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance,following a disposition hearing.

The court sentenced Robertson to five years each in prison, with all time suspended conditioned on the defendant’s good behavior for 10 years and ordered her placed on probation for two years.

• Grant Casey Totherow, 39, of Nathalie was convicted Friday of a first offense of DUI and attempting to elude police.

The court found Totherow not guilty of failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

Sentencing for Totherow was continued to the September court term.

• Shannon Thomas Wilborn, 27, of Halifax had a charge against him for grand larceny from Ronald Dixon dismissed Friday.

• Stanley Dale Wilmoth, 47, of Drakes Branch had two felony charges against him nol prossed Friday upon a motion by the commonwealth.
Charges nol prossed included one for forging or altering a motor vehicle registration document and one for possessing a forged DMV document.