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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.

SoBo man faces burglary, grand larceny charges

A 31-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of burglary with felony intent and grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Multiple felony charges lodged

A 37-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of grand larceny, being a convicted felon while in possession of a firearm, kidnapping and robbery and attempts, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man pleads to driving charges

A 20-year-old Halifax man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of driving-related offenses.

SoBo man facing grand larceny, robbery charges

A 31-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of grand larceny and robbery and attempts and one misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Four South Boston suspects charged in B&E

Halifax police have arrested four South Boston men, and a petition has been issued for one juvenile on charges stemming from an alleged breaking and entering that occurred April 7 at 2031 Crawford Road in Halifax.

Police charge SoBo woman with multiple counts of welfare fraud

A 33-year-old South Boston woman faces five felony charges of filing a false welfare application and four charges of welfare fraud, according Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.