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Halifax man sentenced for drug distribution

A 25-year-old Halifax man, Wongee Boyd Williams, will serve an effective prison term of three years and eight months, the remainder of the 84-year, six-month sentence suspended for eight cocaine distribution-related charges, two child abuse charges and one for a second offense of possessing marijuana.

Man gets 28 years for attempted manslaughter, six other offenses

John Phillip Martin, a 35-year-old Scottsburg resident, will serve a total of 28 years in prison for the attempted voluntary manslaughter of Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputy Stanley Britton Jr. and six other charges, two of which the defendant pleaded guilty to on Thursday.

DUI charges dominate arrest reports

A 34-year-old Skipwith man faces a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Danville man facing two forgery charges

A 46-year-old Danville man faces two felony charges of forgery by check, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man faces assault, battery charges

A 30-year-old Halifax man faces felony charges of assault and battery on a family member, felony assault while applying pressure and felony assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Dozens of mailboxes bashed

Halifax County authorities are investigating the vandalism of mailboxes that occurred between Sunday night and early Monday morning in the western part of the county.

Lynchburg man faces drug charge

A 29-year-old Lynchburg man faces a felony charge of possessing a controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man pleads to firearm, drug charges

A 26-year-old Halifax man, Quinn Theadon Tucker, will serve an effective seven years in prison for five firearms and drug-related charges.

Halifax man faces shoplifting charge

A 27-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of shoplifting, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Man faces sex charge

A 54-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of sexual penetration with an object, according to Halifax Sheriff’s Office records.