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New York man facing charges

A 50-year-old Bronx, New York man faces a felony charge of disregarding a law enforcement command and continuing to drive 200 miles above the speed limit after being signaled by law enforcement to stop and a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Bernard E. Oronsaye-Ajayi of Wickham Avenue was charged with the alleged offenses that occurred Saturday, and Deputy T. H. Clarke served the warrants the same day.

Dominic Coles Powell, 18, of Meadville Road, Nathalie was issued a summons for a misdemeanor charge of using abusive language to another.

The alleged offense occurred Thursday, and Sgt. Q. W. Clark served the warrant Friday.

  Tia Mitchell Rajput, 32, of Dryburg Road, Scottsburg was issued a capias for failing to report to serve the ordered jail sentence.

Clark served the capias Monday.

 Michael Glen Broxton, 20, of Bold Springs Road, South Boston faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member.

The alleged offense occurred Saturday, and Deputy W. G. Yancey served the warrant the same day.

 Willie Andrew Lawson, 25, of Bane Street, South Boston faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member.

The alleged offense occurred Aug. 29, and Deputy W. G. Nunn served the warrants same day.

 Lyric Hutchson Meadows, 36, of Jeffress Boulevard, South Boston faces a misdemeanor charge of being drunk in public. 

The alleged offense occurred Sunday, and Deputy C. A. Bates served the warrant the same day.

 Andrew Alan Dease, 23, of Winns Creek Road, Halifax faces a misdemeanor charge of being drunk in public.

The alleged offense occurred Saturday, and Bates served the warrant Sunday.

 Stephanie Smith Hudson, 39, of Cunningham Road, Semora, N.C. faces a misdemeanor charge of being drunk in public.

The alleged offense occurred Saturday, and Bates served the warrant Sunday.

 Sometime between Wednesday and Saturday of this past week, someone broke into the Pleasant Grove Christian Church on Pleasant Grove Road in Halifax, according to Sheriff Fred Clark.

An 18” x 18” black and brown programmable Sentry safe containing various church documents was stolen along with two wireless microphone units, Clark said. 

  Deputy Crystal Yeatts is investigating the break-in.

Deputy Seth Bowen is investigating a break-in at the home of Cynthia Gallant on J. D. Hagood Highway in Clover.

Taken in the Sunday break-in was a laptop computer, an XBOX 360 game system, a Wi-Fi box, and some cash was stolen from the residence, the sheriff said.

Anyone with information related to these break-ins is asked to contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 476-3334.