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SoBo woman convicted of larceny

A 29-year-old South Boston woman, April Ambrose Craighead, was convicted Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court of a charge for enhanced petty larceny.

SoBo woman charged with owning a vicious dog

A 43-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of owning a vicious dog, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Crime remains steady in Halifax County

Crime rates remained steady in the county with Virginia State Police showing an increase in arrests last year, according to Virginia’s official comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2012.

Three indicted in home invasion

Three Halifax County men were indicted by a Halifax County Circuit Court Grand Jury last Thursday on charges related to an alleged home invasion in January by men wearing ski masks and armed with shotguns.

Scottsburg man indicted for larceny, B&E

A 19-year-old Scottsburg man, Allen Dale Burton Jr., was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury for larceny-related offenses.

Virgilina man faces charge of sexual assault

A 24-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony charge of aggravated sexual assault, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Pair convicted of kidnapping that set off Amber Alert

A Brookneal couple arrested in January and charged with abduction in a November 2012 incident that prompted a nationwide Amber Alert pleaded no contest Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to parental kidnapping.

Sutherlin man faces arson charge

A 25-year-old Sutherlin man faces a felony charge of arson/false alarm, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston man faces felony drug indictments

A 47-year-old South Boston man was arrested on two felony indictments charging distribution of cocaine and conspiring to distribute cocaine, according to Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force Coordinator R. B. George.

Mother, son arrested following S.C. murder

A mother and son from Union County, South Carolina were arrested on Ramble Road in Virgilina on Wednesday and charged in connection with a murder that occurred in Union County, South Carolina Saturday night.