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Suspect wanted on rape, abduction charges in Halifax

Halifax County authorities are searching for 29-year-old Ronald Lynn Lacks II and are asking for the public’s assistance.

South Boston man faces assault charge

An 18-year-old South Boston teen faces a felony charge of assault with the intent to maim and a misdemeanor charge of assault while being in a mob, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Alton man pleads guilty to drug charges

A 37-year-old Alton man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three drug possession charges and one charge of possessing a firearm as a non-violent felon after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

Roxboro man faces assault charge

A 19-year-old Roxboro, N.C. man faces a felony charge of assault with the intent to maim and a misdemeanor charge of assault while being in a mob, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston man sentenced in malicious wounding

Michael Devon Williams, a 37-year-old South Boston man, will serve five years in prison for malicious wounding in connection with an incident that occurred on Porter Lane in South Boston in April 2011.

Gretna man faces assault charge

A 40-year-old Gretna man faces a felony charge of assault and battery on a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax councilman ordered to pay fine, court costs for DWI conviction

Halifax General District Court Judge Charles Warren of Mecklenburg County ordered no jail time for Halifax Town Councilman Phillip J. Hammond Jr. Monday during disposition of his case regarding a misdemeanor first offense of DWI, according to court records. 

Judge denies motion to drop capital charge in murder case

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham denied a defense motion to dismiss the capital murder charge against James Lloyd Terry during a motions hearing held Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Judge expected to rule on capital murder motion

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham may rule today on a defense motion to dismiss the capital murder charge against James Lloyd Terry.

Police: Great Dane bites 8 year old in South Boston

Halifax County Animal Control Officer Leroy King investigated the report of a Great Dane biting an 8-year-old boy Sunday morning on Chestnut Street in South Boston.