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SoBo woman pleads guilty to pair of firearm charges

A 44-year-old South Boston woman pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of firearms-related charges.
Michelle Elizabeth Lynn-Crawley pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm after being convicted of a violent felony and possession of ammunition after being convicted of a violent felony.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, three other charges against Lynn-Crawley were nol prossed, one for possession of a firearm after being convicted of a violent felony, one for possession of ammunition after being convicted of a felony and one for grand larceny from Jessie Waller.

Under terms of the plea agreement, the court sentenced Lynn-Crawley to five years each in prison for the two firearms charges, with all but five years suspended, conditioned on the defendant’s good behavior for 10 years.

The court additionally ordered Lynn-Crawley be placed on probation for two years upon her release, and it ordered her to have no contact with Jessie Waller or Jessie Waller’s family.

Other Court Cases

• Grant Casey Totherow, 39, of Nathalie pleaded guilty Thursday to a first offense of DUI.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, a charge against Totherow for attempting to elude police was nol prossed.

Under terms of the plea agreement, the court sentenced Totherow to 12 months in jail for the first offense of DUI, with all but two days suspended, ordered him to pay a $500 fine with $400 suspended, ordered him to perform 50 hours of community service and ordered a restricted operator’s license for the defendant for 12 months.

The court also ordered the defendant to complete VASAP.

• Kevan Eugene Brown, 35, of South Boston had a charge against him for misdemeanor assault and battery of Timothy L. Roberts nol prossed Thursday upon a motion by the commonwealth.

w Alphonso Roosevelt Carrington, 42, of Halifax, pleaded guilty Thursday to two charges, including attempting to possess a firearm as a convicted felon and forgery of a public document.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, two other charges were nol prossed, one for possession of a firearm as a convicted felon and one for forgery of a public document.

Under terms of the plea agreement, the court sentenced Carrington to five years in prison, with all but one year, nine months suspended for the firearms charge, and to one year for the forgery charge, with all time suspended.

The court ordered the suspended portions of Carrington’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for six years, nine months, and it ordered him placed on probation for one year following his release.

• Tony Andrew Venable, 44, of Halifax had a charge against him for a probation violation dismissed Thursday upon full payment of restitution.

• Christopher Robert McNamee, 38, of Alton pleaded guilty Thursday to three misdemeanors, including reckless handling of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and a first offense of DUI, and one felony for attempting to elude police.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, a charge against McNamee for consuming alcohol while in possession of an open container was nol prossed.

Under terms of the plea agreement, the court sentenced McNamee to five years in prison for the felony and 12 months each for the misdemeanors, with all suspended but time served for the felony.

The court ordered the suspended portion of McNamee’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for five years and ordered him placed on probation for one year, and it ordered his operator’s license suspended for 12 months.

The court additionally ordered McNamee to complete VASAP, pay a $250 fine, perform 50 hours of community service, submit to random drug tests and abstain from illegal drugs and alcohol.

• Michael David Moore, 27 of South Boston was convicted Thursday of grand larceny.

Sentencing for Moore was continued to a date in the February court term.

 

• Jonathan Matt Scott, 32, of South Boston pleaded guilty Thursday to enhanced petty larceny from Apple Market #4105.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Scott to a one-year suspended jail term conditioned on his good behavior for three years and payment of $40.52 restitution to Apple Market (already paid).

The court ordered Scott placed on probation for six months, and it ordered him to have no contact with Apple Market.

• William Michael White, 50, of Halifax was convicted Thursday of shoplifting merchandise with a value of less than $200 from Food Lion.

Sentencing for White was continued to a date in the February court term.

In another matter, the court convicted White of a probation violation and revoked 30 days of his previously suspended prison sentence.