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SoBo woman faces multiple charges

A 26-year-old South Boston woman faces two charges of assault and battery, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, drunk in public/cursing and using abusive language and child neglect, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Pair pleads guilty to multiple larcenies

Two men, Robert Lee Moore and Blake Carden Crews, both accused of multiple counts of thefts of ATVs/four-wheelers and a firearm, pleaded guilty to multiple charges Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin.

Nathalie man facing assault, battery charge

A 38-year-old Nathalie man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, according to Halifax County Sheriff Office records.

SoBo man faces three drug charges

A 31-year-old South Boston man under indictment by the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force faces three drug charges, according to Virginia State Police Agent and Task Force Coordinator R. B. George. 

South Boston police confirm person of interest in thefts of cemetery urns

South Boston Police confirmed Thursday they have a person of interest in the thefts of at least 70 brass urns from Halifax Memorial Gardens Cemetery in March.

Data shows crime decline

Crime rates declined in the county with Virginia State Police and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office both showing a decrease in the number of arrests last year, according to Virginia’s official comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2013.

Authorities investigate attempted abduction in Halifax

Halifax Police are investigating an attempted abduction that occurred on Church Street Tuesday morning and warning area citizens to be on guard.

Maryland man faces extortion charge

A 40-year-old Hagerstown, Maryland, man faces a felony charge of threatening extortion and a misdemeanor charge of violating a juvenile protective order, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man sentenced for sexual battery

A 60-year-old Halifax man, Jimmie Ronald Holmes, will spend an effective four years and seven months in prison for aggravated sexual battery, the remainder of the 20-year sentence suspended Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Distribution charge lodged

A 36-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of marijuana distribution, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.