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Halifax man faces numerous drug, firearm charges

A 27-year-old Halifax man faces numerous drug and firearm charges following his arrest Tuesday, according to Virginia State Police Special Agent and Task Force Coordinator R. B. George.

Rash of thefts related, Halifax county authorities say

Halifax County authorities are investigating a rash of break-ins that have plagued one business and three residences in the Clover and Scottsburg communities in April.

SoBo man convicted of attempted arson

A 52-year-old South Boston man entered Alford pleas Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to four charges related to attempted arson.

Man charged in malicious wounding

A 33-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of malicious wounding, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Larceny charge lodged

A 30-year-old Chase City man faces a felony charge of grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of petty larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man gets eight years, 11 months for drug charges

A 29-year-old South Boston man, Delquan Lamar Newton, was sentenced Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to an effective prison term of eight years and 11 months for five felony drug distribution counts.

Nathalie man faces drug charge

A 28-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony drug charge of distributing a controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Extortion, assault charges lodged

A 20-year-old Halifax man faces felony charges of extortion, grand larceny and felony assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Police investigate cemetery statue thefts, vandalism

What type of person steals concrete deer statues, a buck and a doe, from the graves of someone’s dearly departed loved ones?

South Boston woman faces charge in wreck

A 32-year-old South Boston woman was charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a wreck Tuesday afternoon on Chamberlain Street, 90 feet east of Marshall Avenue in South Boston.