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Man sentenced for larceny-related charges

A 27-year-old South Boston man, Richard Anthony Jones, was sentenced Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five years each in prison for five charges, including felony hit and run.

South Boston man faces drug charge

A 25-year-old South Boston man faces a drug charge for distributing marijuana, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Virgilina man faces 40 charges

A 36-year-old Virgilina man faces 40 charges that include 34 felonies and six misdemeanors, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Scottsburg man faces felony drug charges

A 24-year old Scottsburg man faces three felony drug charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

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.