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Man sentenced for carnal knowledge

A 19-year-old Halifax man, Onzai Sharocki Logan, was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three years in prison, with all but seven months suspended, for having carnal knowledge of a child 13 years of age or older, but younger than 15 years of age.

Nathalie man arrested on 10 charges

A 53-year-old Nathalie man faces 10 indictments following his arrest Wednesday, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Attempted robbery probed

South Boston Police are searching for two suspects who were involved in an attempted robbery early Thursday morning at the American Pride Convenience Store on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston. 

Virgilina man pleads to money crimes

A 36-year-old Virgilina man, Jason Levar Skipper, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to 20 forgery-related charges.

Pair arrested on task force indictments


A pair of Halifax County men faces multiple drug charges following their arrests Sunday and Monday on multiple indictments.

Elderly woman reports scam, theft

Authorities are investigating a scam that victimized an 89-year-old Halifax woman Friday evening and warning county residents to be vigilant.

Carter Bank & Trust robbery suspect indicted

A Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury has indicted a Charlottesville man for bank robbery in connection with the daylight robbery of Carter Bank & Trust on July 20.

Arrest made in June pool building fire

A 21-year-old South Boston man has been charged with one count of arson to an unoccupied building and one count of destruction of property in connection with the June 27 fire at the American Legion Post 8 pool building.

Two men convicted in home invasion

A pair of Nathalie men arrested in connection to a number of offenses related to a home invasion Jan. 5 on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway were convicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court of 10 robbery, firearm and larceny charges.

Task force arrests South Boston suspect on eight drug charges

Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force arrested a South Boston man Thursday on eight separate drug charges.