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Failed heist haul: soft drink

Halifax County authorities are searching for a black man who attempted to rob the Wilco Hess on Highway 58 at 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Eluding police charge lodged against teen

A 19-year-old South Boston man faces three misdemeanor charges of reckless driving for passing two cars, reckless driving for speeding and eluding police, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Police pursuit ends with arrest

A 34-year-old Greensboro, N.C., man is being held in Blue Ridge Regional Jail with no bond on charges of grand larceny and eluding authorities following a police pursuit that began in Scottsburg and ended in the Town of South Boston Wednesday afternoon.

Alford plea entered in child rape

A 49-year-old South Boston man, Joe Cecil Cole, entered Alford pleas Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five sex-related crimes, including one for rape of a child.

Nathalie woman faces assault charge

A 48-year-old Nathalie woman faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man guilty of unlawful wounding

A 33-year-old South Boston man was convicted Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court of unlawful wounding.

Clover man charged in Danville robbery

A 27-year-old Clover man faces a felony charge of attempted robbery in connection with a recent robbery of the West Main Street Fas Mart in Danville, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man convicted of larceny, B&E

A 19-year-old Scottsburg man was convicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court of four charges, including larceny and breaking and entering.

SoBo woman faces drunk in public charge

A 21-year-old Halifax woman faces two charges of assaulting a police officer, according South Boston Police Department records.

South Boston man faces charges of attempted robbery

An 18-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of attempted robbery and misdemeanor charges of assault and battery and trespassing, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.