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Armed robber pilfers pizzas

Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for an armed robber who accosted a pizza delivery driver Wednesday night, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

At approximately 10:40 p.m., a delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza was attempting to make a delivery at Riverside Mobile Home Park on Philpott Road when a black male wearing a long gold coat pointed what appeared to be a shotgun at him, Noblin said.

The robber stole five pizzas and a heat bag from the driver, and the sheriff said the driver immediately left.

Deputies, South Boston Police officers and Virginia State Police troopers responded to the scene but were unable to locate the suspect, Noblin explained.

Officers later found the abandoned heat bag in a dumpster, he added.

Deputy S. Edmonds is handling the investigation.

• In other law enforcement matters, a 31-year-old Nathalie man has been charged with felony mob malicious wounding, according to sheriff’s office records.

Stanley Tyron Palmer of Henry’s Trail was charged with felony malicious wounding-causing bodily injury with the intent to maim, disable, disfigure or kill while being a person in a mob.

The offense allegedly occurred Aug. 9, and Deputy T. B. Sargent served the warrant Monday.

• William Allen Chappell, 45, Memorial Drive, South Boston, was charged with felony malicious wounding.

The offense allegedly occurred Saturday, and Deputy J. P. Adams served the warrant the same day.

• Jimmie Lynn Hughes, 48, Shepherd Street, South Boston, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery.

Both offenses allegedly occurred Dec. 16, and Deputy W. G. Nunn served the warrants Dec. 17.

•  Tiffany D. Wilborn, 29, Hall’s Trail, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor using profane or threatening language to another over the telephone.

The offense allegedly occurred Saturday, and Deputy S. Edmonds served the warrant the same day.

•  John R. Chappell Jr., 28, McKinney Street, South Boston, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

The offense allegedly occurred Saturday, and Cpl. C. S. Yeatts served the warrant Monday.