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Juvenile charged in high school gun incident

A 15-year-old South Boston juvenile faces charges of possessing a firearm on school property and petty larceny following an incident that occurred in the Halifax County High School parking lot Wednesday at 3:05 p.m.

Nathalie man facing charges of family member assault, battery

A 24-year-old Nathalie man faces three misdemeanor charges of assault and battery on a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Police investigate rental car theft in South Boston

South Boston authorities are investigating the theft of a rental car from Enterprise Car Rentals, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

Lynchburg man faces larceny

A 39-year-old Lynchburg man faces felony charges of possessing burglary tools and grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing with the intent to do damage, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Police threat ends in arrest

With sirens wailing, Sheriff’s investigators and Virginia State Police cars sped down Highway 501 on Saturday afternoon shortly before 5 p.m. enroute to Denniston Road responding to a report of a man threatening to shoot the first officer who approached him.

Woman charged with malicious wounding

A 38-year-old South Boston woman has been charged with malicious wounding, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Police charge Amherst man with assault

A 31-year-old Amherst man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Man convicted of B&E, hit and run charges

A 27-year-old South Boston man, Richard Anthony Jones, was convicted Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court of a felony hit and run charge in addition to charges related to breaking and entering South Boston Inn.

School metal detection search turns up only small violations

A metal detection search of 90 percent of the Halifax County High School student body yielded a minimal amount of tobacco products, two cases of marijuana possession, one pocket knife and numerous lighters Thursday, according to South Boston Police Chief Jim Binner.

South Boston man facing larceny charge

 

 

A 44-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of grand larceny and vandalism, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.