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Vandals strike Halifax pool

Halifax Police officers are investigating acts of vandalism at the Halifax town pool, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.

Cpl. S. M. Comer was called to the pool on Prizery Street Tuesday to investigate a reported vandalism, Martin said.

According to his report, Comer said the fence gate was beaten down, four windows were broken out of the club house, and numerous items were thrown into the pool.

The vandal or vandals also turned on all the water sources at the pool and left them running, Comer reported.

The vandalism occurred sometime between Oct. 6 and 12, and Comer estimated damages in excess of $800.

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

Elsewhere, Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a larceny in the northern part of the county, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Sometime Monday night a thief stole a television set out of the Hunting Creek Convenience/Recycling Center attendant’s building, Noblin said.

The thief apparently gained entry to the building by tampering with the lock on the building, the sheriff explained.

Cpl. C. S. Yeatts is the investigating officer.

In other law enforcement matters, a 20-year-old Blanch, N.C. woman is facing multiple felony burglary and larceny charges, according to sheriff’s office records.

Whitney Dawntae Oliver of High Rock School Road was charged with two felony counts of burglary and two felony counts of grand larceny.

The offenses allegedly occurred Sept. 20, and Cpl. P. C. Clayton served the warrants Wednesday.

Maria Joanne Holt, 26, Cherry Hill Church Road, South Boston, was charged with two felony counts of distribution of a controlled substance.

The offenses allegedly occurred June 11 and 17, and Cpl. Clayton served the warrants Wednesday.

Ricky Dean Elliott, 51, Bill Tuck Highway, Virgilina, was charged with felony distribution of a controlled substance.

The offense allegedly occurred Feb. 24, and Cpl. Clayton served the warrant Wednesday.

Wade Linwood Clark, 52, Howard P. Anderson Highway, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

The offense allegedly occurred Oct. 1, and Deputy C. S. Hudson served the warrant Wednesday.