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South Boston police charge man in assault, battery on a family member

A 45-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of assault and battery on a family member and was issued a protective order, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Joe L. Morgan Jr. was charged with the alleged offense Saturday, and Officer T. Clay served the warrant and issued the protective order. Morgan was held on a $2,500 unsecured bond.

William P. Wyman II, 27, of Halifax faces charges of driving under the influence, having an open alcohol container while driving, possession marijuana and driving while license is suspended or revoked.

Officer F. A. Powell and Cpl. M. W. Bowen served the warrants Sunday. Wyman was held without bond.

 Tracy L. Danenfelser, 45, of Halifax faces charges of allowing a person with a revoked or suspended license to drive a vehicle belonging to her.

Bowen served the warrant Sunday, and Danenfelser was released on summons.

 Andrea D. Jones, 22, of South Boston faces a charge of driving on a suspended license.

Bowen served the warrant Sunday, and Jones was released on summons.

 Cliffton S. Terry, 33, of Halifax faces a charge of driving on a suspended license.

Officer S. L. Song served the warrant Friday, and Terry was released on summons.

 Jonathan R. Short, 20, of South Boston faces a charge of driving on a suspended license.

Powell served the warrant Friday, and Short was released on summons.

 Nemorio G. Valdovinos, 37, of South Boston faces a charge of driving without an operator’s license.

Powell served the warrant Friday, and Valdovinos was released on summons.

 Scottie E. Mayo, 45, of South Boston faces a charge driving on a suspended license.

Officer T. W. Bush served the warrant Friday, and May was released on summons.

 Blanca C. Reyes, 19, of South Boston faces a charge of driving without a license.

Powell served the warrant Saturday, and Reyes was released on summons.

 Danyelle M. Stanfield, 25, of South Boston faces a charge of diving without a license.

Powell served the warrant Saturday, and Stanfield was released on summons.

 Michael D. Perkins of Halifax faces a charge of driving without a license.

Song served the warrant Friday, and Perkins was released on summons.

South Boston Police Department also is warning area residents of a new scam.

According to Officer F. A. Powell, the perpetrator called an elderly person impersonating an insurance company and stated the policyholder needed to supply account or check information to allow the insurance company to make adjustments. The scammer also asked for a check in the amount of $2,500.  

Powell said the check was cashed, and the legitimate insurance company has no record of the incident ever taking place.

Authorities urge persons not to give personal information to persons when contacted over the phone.