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SoBo man pleads guilty to grand larceny

A 19-year old South Boston man pleaded guilty to two counts of grand larceny Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Michael Colin Boxley was sentenced to five years each in prison with all time suspended conditioned on his good behavior for five years, but he received six months credit for time served. 

The court ordered Boxley to be placed on probation beginning now for two years. 

The court agreed to allow Boxley to serve his time on the weekend beginning Sept. 28.

The court ordered Boxley to pay $150 restitution to Shelby Green and $600 in restitution to Denise Chappell.

The court ordered Boxley to have no contact with either Green or Chappell.

Two charges against Boxley for entering a house with intent to commit larceny were taken under advisment by the court for 12 months.

 

Other court cases

Jeremy Deon Medley, 29, of South Boston pleaded guilty to possession of a Schedule I or Schedule II controlled substance.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Medley to five years in prison with all time suspended.

The court ordered the suspended portion of Medley’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for five years. He was placed on one year supervised probation, and his license was suspended for six months.

 Joynita Marie Smith, 38, of Halifax pleaded guilty Thursday to one charge of failing to register as a sex offender and one charge of probation violation.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Smith to five years in prison with all but six months suspended. 

The court ordered the suspended portion of Smith’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 10 years with active supervised probation for six months.

Smith’s previously suspended sentence for the violation probation may be revoked and resuspended on the same terms excluding the supervised probation.

 Joseph Thomas Eggleston, 46, of South Boston pleaded guilty Thursday to one charge of attempting to knowingly and intentionally possess or transport a pistol, revolver or other firearm after having previously been convicted of a felony.

Under a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Eggleston to five years in prison and was given credit for all time served other than 18 months.

The court ordered the suspended portion of Eggleston’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for five years. He was placed on two years supervised probation and ordered to be evaluated for any mental health issues and receive mental health treatment.

 Ralph Lee Williams, 48, of Virgilina had a charge for destruction of property nol prossed Thursday upon a motion by the commonwealth.