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Four arrested on drug charges

Four Halifax County men have been arrested on drug indictments by the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force.

 

According to Virginia State Police Special Agent R. B. George, coordinator of the task force, arrested were Jonathan Kent Guy, Christian Lante McDougald, Diondre Ramone Parker and Jimmie Francis Rogers Jr.

Guy, a resident of L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway, Halifax, was arrested on one count of distribution of cocaine.

McDougald of Bold Springs Road, South Boston was arrested on one count of cocaine distribution and one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

Parker of Bold Springs Road, South Boston was arrested in Amelia County. He was wanted on five counts of distribution of cocaine and one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

Rogers of Doctor Merritt Road, Nathalie was arrested in Mecklenburg County on one count of conspiring to distribute a Schedule II substance, one count of distributing a Schedule II substance, one count of distribution of a Schedule IV substance and one count of conspiring to distribute a Schedule IV substance.

 

Other arrests:

A 22-year-old South Boston man faces two misdemeanor charges of assault and battery, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Terrence Maurice Tucker of Bold Springs Road was charged with the alleged offenses that occurred Sept. 22, and Deputy R. L. Compton served the warrants Tuesday.

Justin Esmond Whitaker, 23, of Cedar Avenue, South Boston faces a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, according to South Boston Police Department records.

The alleged offense occurred April 10, and South Boston Police Officer F. A. Powell served the warrant Wednesday. Whitaker was held on a  $2,500 unsecured bond.

Scottie Edwin Mayo, 46, of Cathy Sue Lane, South Boston faces a charge of being a habitual offender.

 

Officer T. W. Bush served the warrant Wednesday, and Mayo was held on a $1,000 secured bond.