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Man convicted of larceny, B&E

A 19-year-old Scottsburg man was convicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court of four charges, including larceny and breaking and entering.

The court convicted Allen Dale Burton Jr. of breaking and entering the dwelling of Rosie and James Lloyd, larceny of firearms, selling stolen property and attempting to obtain money under false pretenses from Riverside Pawn Shop, Inc.

The court sentenced Burton to five years in prison for each of the offenses, with all charges running together and with all time suspended, conditioned on Burton’s good behavior for five years.

The court ordered Burton be placed on probation for one year, perform 90 hours of community service and pay $200 restitution.

 

Other court cases

Trenquieta Moni Lambert, 20, of South Boston pleaded no contest Thursday to petty larceny from Walmart.

The court granted first offender status for Lambert, placing her under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services and continuing the case to a date in a future court term.

 James Venable, 59, of South Boston had a charge against him for making a false statement on a form consenting to a criminal history information check in connection to purchase of a firearm nol prossed Thursday upon a motion by the commonwealth

 Monte Anthony McNear, 21, of Nathalie pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

The court granted McNear first offender status, placing the defendant under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services, withholding its finding of guilt and continuing the case for one year.

The court also suspended McNear’s operator’s license for 12 months.

 Bryan Edward Miller, 23, of Gretna pleaded no contest Wednesday to possession of marijuana.

The court granted Miller first offender status, placing the defendant under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services and continuing the case for one year.