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First offender status granted

A 30-year-old South Boston man, Nathaniel Gronwy Owen, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to possession of Oxycodone.

South Boston suspect faces multiple charges

A 33-year-old South Boston man faces charges of assault and battery of a family member, burglary with felony intent, strangling, choking another, and contempt of court, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Man faces assault, battery charge

A 52-year-old Virgilina man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax woman faces charge in knife stabbing

A 46-year-old Halifax female faces a felony charge of malicious wounding, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

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.