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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.

Pair faces drug charges

As part of an ongoing drug round-up by the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, two more persons have been arrested on drug indictments, according to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark.

Halifax man faces rape charge

A 49-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of forcible rape, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Danville woman faces grand larceny charge

A 49-year-old Danville woman faces a felony charge of grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man enters Alford plea to sex crimes

A 20-year-old South Boston man, Shanon Gerard Rutledge, entered Alford pleas Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of charges for using a computer to solicit sexual offenses with a minor.

Wanted Richmond man arrested in Halifax County

A Richmond man faces charges of obtaining money under false pretense and carrying a concealed weapon, according to Halifax Police Chief Kevin Lands.

Nathalie man guilty of driving charges

A 20-year-old Nathalie man, Justin Allen Adkins, was convicted Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court of a pair of driving-related offenses.