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Pair convicted of grand larceny in Halifax County

A pair of South Boston residents pleaded guilty to grand larceny and a related charge of breaking and entering during bench trials held Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Shameka Precious Irby, 24, of South Boston and Sherrita Ann Polk, 22, also of South Boston each were convicted Tuesday of grand larceny from Mubashar Choudery and a related charge of breaking and entering.

The court sentenced Irby to five years in prison for each charge, with all time suspended, conditioned on her good behavior for 10 years.

The court ordered Irby placed on probation for one year and ordered her to pay $5,175 restitution at a rate of $50 per month, jointly and severally with Polk.

Polk was convicted Tuesday of grand larceny from Mubashar Choudery and a related charge of breaking and entering.

The court sentenced Polk to five years in prison for each charge, with all time suspended conditioned on Polk’s good behavior for 10 years.

The court ordered Polk placed on probation for one year and to pay $5,175 restitution at a rate of $50 per month jointly and severally with Irby.

Other Court Cases

Eric Thomas Comer, 27, of Nathalie was convicted Tuesday of two felony charges, including use of a computer to solicit a minor and taking indecent liberties with a child.

The court revoked Comer’s prior bond and remanded him to custody to await sentencing set for the March court term.

Calvin Franklin Hughes, 49, of Danville was convicted Tuesday of petty larceny.

The court sentenced Hughes to 12 months in jail, with all time suspended to that already served.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros another charge against Hughes during the trial, one for misdemeanor trespassing.

Bianca Conyetta Jones, 23, of South Boston was convicted Tuesday of two charges for distribution of more than one-half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros two additional charges against Jones during the bench trial, both for conspiring to distribute marijuana.

Jones is free on bond pending sentencing set for the March court term.

Clifton Roosevelt Miller Jr., 26, of Nathalie had two charges against him dismissed Tuesday, one a show cause charge for a violation of his good behavior provision as ordered by the court and the other for assault and battery of a family member.

Tanya Priscilla Nunez, 30, of South Boston pleaded guilty Tuesday to three charges, including petty larceny from Linda P. Mosely, possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros an additional charge against Nunez during the trial, one for conspiring to possess a Schedule I/II controlled substance.

The court sentenced Nunez to a three-month suspended jail term for petty larceny, conditioned on Nunez’s good behavior for 12 months, with restitution determined by Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services (HPCS).

The court granted Nunez first offender status for both drug possession charges, withholding its finding of guilt and continuing both cases for one year.

The court placed Nunez under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services; ordered her to submit to random drug tests; ordered her to perform 124 hours of community service; and granted her a restricted operator’s license.

Tramaine Lamar Stephens, 25, of South Boston was convicted Tuesday of a probation violation.

The court revoked 30 days of Stephens’ previously suspended prison sentence for the violation, with work release authorized for the defendant.

Jonathan Ryan Pumphrey, 26, of South Boston had five forgery-related charges against him nol prossed Tuesday upon a motion by the commonwealth.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros three forging and uttering-related charges and two charges for obtaining money under false pretenses.

Dick Melvin Walker Jr., 43, of Halifax had seven felony charges against him nol prossed Tuesday upon a motion by the commonwealth.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros four charges for breaking and entering, two for grand larceny and one for obtaining money under false pretenses.

Bradshaw Lamar Woody, 29, of South Boston had two felony charges against him nol prossed Tuesday upon a motion by the commonwealth.

Charges nol prossed included those for gang participation.

Four charges against Woody for distribution of a controlled substance were continued to a date later in the current court term.