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Halifax Police Investigate Shooting, Break-In

Halifax Police Investigate Shooting,


Halifax town police are investigating two separate incidents—a Friday shooting and a Thursday break-in at a town business, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.


Twenty-nine-year-old Tony Lorenzo Canada of Bethel Road was transported Friday night to Halifax Regional Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound, Martin said.
Additional details were not available at presss time, but Martin said the shooting is under investigation by the Halifax Police Department with assistance from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Halifax Police Department at 476-2526 or Halifax County Crime Line at 476-8445.
Town police also are investigating a break-in at a Halifax business Thursday, according to Chief Martin.
A thief or thieves broke into Power Equipment at 5302 Halifax Road sometime between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. Thursday. Martin said glass was broken out of the front door.
Martin said six Stihl chainsaws valued at over $1,500 were stolen. Officer W. G. Yancey is investigating with assistance from sheriff’s office investigators.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Halifax Police Department or Halifax County Crime Line.  
In other police business, the sheriff’s office is investigating several recent larcenies, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
Earl Watts of James D. Hagood Highway, South Boston, reported he had been out of town for several days, and when he returned home Thursday he discovered a safe containing different items of jewelry missing from his home, Noblin said. Investigator J. D. Clay is heading the investigation.
A Honda Rancher 420 four-wheeler was taken from the Oak Level Road property of Mike Lloyd, the sheriff said. The four-wheeler was reportedly chained in a shed on Lloyd’s property, Noblin added. Sgt. S. M. Bowen is investigating.
Another four-wheeler was stolen from Bobby Bishop of Henry Brandon Road, Alton sometime over the past few days, Sheriff Noblin said.
The Arctic Cat 400 had broken down while Bishop was riding it on his farm, and when he returned to get it, the four-wheeler was not there, Noblin said. Cpl. P. C. Clayton is the investigating officer.
According to sheriff’s office records, two county men are facing misdemeanor assault charges in two separate incidents.
Jamie Carl Mandrell, 27, Waltman Trail, Vernon Hill, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery following an incident that allegedly occurred Oct. 5. Sgt. Q. W. Clark served the warrant Sunday.
Calvin Wayne Revis Jr., 25, Joe Jackson Trail, Halifax, was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery on a family or household member.
The offense allegedly occurred Friday, and Sgt. Clark served the warrant Saturday.