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Trio facing total of 36 charges in Halifax County

Two 18-year-old Halifax men and a 17-year-old juvenile are facing a total of 18 felony charges and 18 misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged brick-throwing incident last month, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Taylor Gene Lester, 18, of North Main Street and Steven Christopher Hubbard, 18, of L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway and a 17-year-old juvenile have each been charged with six felony counts of throwing a missile at an occupied vehicle and six misdemeanor counts of vandalism, Noblin said.

The charges stem from an investigation by Investigator J. D. Clay into an incident on the night of Jan. 14 and morning hours of Jan. 15 when authorities investigated reports of bricks being thrown at passing vehicles on Highway 501 near the former Halifax General Store building, the sheriff said.

Deputy T. H. Clarke served the warrants on Lester, Cpl. C. S. Yeatts served the warrants on Hubbard, and Investigator Clay served the warrants on the juvenile.

All warrants were served Wednesday, and all three remain in custody, Noblin said.

• In other law enforcement matters, two teens are facing two felony charges each, according to sheriff’s office records.

Patrick Dean Hartsock, 18, Solomon Road, South Boston, and Robert James MacDonald, 19, North Terry’s Bridge Road, Halifax, were each charged with felony kidnapping/abduction and felony robbery.

The offenses allegedly occurred Sunday, and Sgt. T. C. Spencer served the warrants Tuesday.  

• Robert Travis Ridgeway, 22, Virgilina Road, Roxboro, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. He also was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

The offenses allegedly occurred July 29, 2010, and Deputy W. G. Yancey served the warrants Tuesday.

•  Tina Renee Grimm, 42, Dunn Trail, Vernon Hill, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

The offense allegedly occurred Dec. 9, and Deputy C. S. Hudson served the warrant Tuesday.

• Jonathan Lavar Barksdale, 28, Iona Drive, Gretna, was charged with felony violating a good behavior provision.

The offense allegedly occurred Feb. 18, and Deputy C. A. Bates served the warrant Wednesday.

•  Michael W. Logan Jr., 20, Venable Trail, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery of a family or household member.

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