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Grand jury adds charge in dog death

Michael Ryan Waddle, a 34-year-old Dan River Church Road resident, was indicted Friday for three charges related to the Oct. 26 breaking and entering of a Fenton Street home in South Boston.

North Carolina man facing felony forging check charge

A 48-year-old Raleigh, North Carolina man faces a felony charge of forging a check, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Firearm charge lodged

A 23-year-old Halifax man is facing a charge a reckless handling of a firearm while hunting according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Campaign nets 680-plus violations

From Charlottesville to North Carolina, state troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies joined forces as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives ongoing traffic safety campaign. On Tuesday, those traveling within the 15 counties and six cities encompassing the Virginia State Police Appomattox Division encountered a heightened presence of law enforcement on major highways and secondary routes at DUI checkpoints and through roving patrols.

SoBo man faces embezzlement charges

A 36-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of embezzlement for leased property with a value greater than $200 according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. 

SoBo man faces assault charge

A 54-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Woman charged with larceny in shoplifting

A 23-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of larceny for shoplifting, according to South Boston Police Department records.

SoBo man faces child abuse charges

A 27-year-old South Boston man faces three felony charges of child abuse and cruelty and a misdemeanor charge of contempt of court, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man pleads guilty to malicious wounding

A 21-year-old South Boston man, Darshae Bilile Lee, pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a charge of malicious wounding in addition to a pair of other related felonies.

Scottsburg woman faces drug charges

A 30-year-old Scottsburg woman faces a felony charge of possessing a Scheduled I or II controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possessing a Schedule IV controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.