Friday, Aug 01st

Last updateFri, 01 Aug 2014 7am

You are here: Home News Crime

Man gets 10 years in attempted robbery

Having previously been found guilty of attempted robbery and petit larceny at Wilco-Hess, Alvin Bell was sentenced to an active jail term of 10 years in Halifax County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Red Oak man faces two felony charges

A 35-year-old Red Oak man faces felony charges of altering a registration and possessing a forged Department of Motor Vehicles document, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Four adults, one juvenile nabbed in Mi Carreta burglary

Four adults and a juvenile were arrested Friday in connection with a burglary that occurred early that morning at Mi Carreta located on Halifax Road in Centerville, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

Arrest made after car fire

A 54-year-old South Boston man has been charged with manufacturing, possessing or using a fire bomb or explosive material or device following a car fire that occurred Thursday at American Pride on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston, according to South Boston Police Officer R. L. Lawson.

Woman pleads to burglary and assault charges

A 35-year-old South Boston woman, Sharon Monique Bruce, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor for the simple assault and battery of Chalissa Ferguson and Johnny Thaxton while part of a mob, felony burglary of the dwelling of Ferguson and misdemeanor destruction of personal property belonging to Ferguson, in a review case.

SoBo man charged with multiple counts of fraud, defrauding

A 53-year-old South Boston man faces multiple charges of obtaining with intent to defraud and fraud by false pretense, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Sex, porn charges lodged

A 32-year-old South Boston man faces five charges of taking indecent liberties with a child, five felony charges of possessing child pornography, four felony charges of electronic/child porn, seven misdemeanor charges of filming or videotaping an undressed person and a misdemeanor charge of sexually assaulting a child, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man pleads to charges related to police chase

A 36-year-old Scottsburg man will spend an effective term of 11 years and nine months in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to a police pursuit last August.

Nathalie man faces charge of violating protective order

A 31-year-old Nathalie man faces a misdemeanor charge of violating a protective order, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. 

Capital trial continued again

The capital murder trial for James Lloyd Terry, originally set for September, has been continued yet again.