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Thieves target firearms in Alton break-in

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a break-in and theft of firearms in the Alton community Monday afternoon, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Someone kicked open the front door of the Traynham Grove Road home of Nathan and Shelia Guy sometime between noon and 4 p.m. and entered the residence, Noblin said.

The thief or thieves stole two handguns, a rifle and a shotgun during the break-in, the sheriff said.

Sgt. T. C. Spencer is the investigating officer.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 434-476-3339.

• In the Town of Halifax, a Nathalie man reported the theft of $60 in cash Saturday, said Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.

Frank Hubbard, 48, left Hardee’s in Halifax at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday and soon realized he didn’t have his wallet, according to the report filed by Cpl. S. M. Comer.

Martin said Hubbard returned to Hardee’s and found the wallet in a trash can, but the cash was missing.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call the Halifax Police Department at 476-2526 or the Halifax County Crime Line at 476-8445.

•  The Halifax County Crime Line is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of the Jiffy Convenience Store in Halifax over the weekend of Jan. 1-2.

•  In other law enforcement matters, a 22-year-old Alton woman is facing a felony drug charge, according to sheriff’s office records.

Christina Nicole Baker of Paradise Road was charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance. Baker also was charged with misdemeanor driving a motor vehicle after her license, permit or privilege to drive was suspended or revoked.

The offenses allegedly occurred Friday, and T. A. Mocarsky of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, served the warrants that night.

Baker was transported to the magistrate’s office at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority in Halifax where she was held without bond, according to Virginia State Police Special Agent M. T. Campbell, task force coordinator.

•  Timothy Brad Puryear, 29, Link Puryear Road, South Boston, was charged with felony burglary.

The offense allegedly occurred April 6, 2005, and Sgt. Spencer served the warrant Tuesday.

•  Clifton Roosevelt Miller Jr., 25, Old Richmond Road, Keeling, was charged with felony vandalism.

The offense allegedly occurred June 30, and Deputy W. G. Nunn served the warrant Tuesday.

•  Koichi Tabata, 27, no address listed, was charged with three misdemeanors including reckless driving, eluding police and driving while not licensed.

The offenses allegedly occurred Saturday, and Deputy T. H. Clarke served the warrants the same day.

•  Robert Germal Gunter, 27, L.P. Bailey Highway, Nathalie, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery of a family or household member.

The offense allegedly occurred Saturday, and Deputy J. M. Burton served the warrant the same day.

•  Sarah Rebecca Elliott Ingram, 39, Powell Road, South Boston, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

The offense allegedly occurred Dec. 31, and Deputy C. A. Bates served the warrant Friday.

•  Randy McKinley Jackson, 46, Bethel Road, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

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

•  Roger Lee Wilborn, 54, Hall’s Trail, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

The offense allegedly occurred Monday, and Deputy J. P. Adams served the warrant that night.

•  Daniel Wayne Short, 24, Philpott Road, South Boston, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

The offense allegedly occurred Monday, and Deputy C. S. Hudson served the warrant that night.

• Lester Lamont Walker, 51, Glendale Drive, South Boston, was charged with misdemeanor drunk in public.

The offense allegedly occurred Friday, and Deputy Clarke served the warrant the same day.

•  Reginald Jerome Thomas, 46, South Street, Roxboro, was served a capias warrant alleging he violated the terms of his probation on a felony conviction.

The original offense occurred Oct. 21, 2008, and Deputy Adams served the capias warrant Monday.