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Man sentenced for breaking and entering

A 32-year-old Mount Holly, N.C. man, Ronnie Carson Beadles, was sentenced last week in Halifax County Circuit Court to 20 years in prison, with all but nine months suspended for breaking and entering Johnson’s Quick Shop.

Woman gets five years in prison

A 30-year-old Halifax woman, Mandy Leigh Hall Shelton, was sentenced Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to an effective five years in prison for 14 convictions ranging from credit card fraud, enhanced petty larceny, identity theft and firearm charges.

Shots fired in dispute at SoBo motel

A 27-year-old Leesburg man faces seven charges stemming from an incident alleged to have occurred Saturday night just before midnight at America’s Best Value Inn on Highway 58 in South Boston.

Alton woman faces possession charge

A 27-year-old Alton woman faces a felony charge of possessing a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possessing drug paraphernalia, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

SoBo man faces firearm charges

A 35-year-old South Boston man faces a pair of felony firearm charges stemming from an incident that allegedly occurred July 4, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Brookneal pair sentenced in abduction

A Brookneal couple who were each convicted of parental abduction in May in Halifax County Circuit Court were sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison, with all time suspended to that already served.

Assault charge lodged

A 63-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man arrested in attempted robbery

A 42-year-old Halifax man faces two charges in connection with the attempted robbery of the Wilco Hess on Highway 58 that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 18.

Jury finds Nathalie man guilty of rape in 2012 incident

A Halifax County Circuit Court jury on Friday convicted a 31-year-old Nathalie man, Ronald Lynn Lacks II, of rape and two other offenses in connection with an incident in June 2012.

SoBo man gets 25 years for cocaine distribution

A 28-year-old South Boston man, Carmichael Jermond Howerton, will serve an effective sentence of 25 years in prison for distribution of cocaine and two other charges after a guilty plea in Halifax County Circuit Court on Thursday.