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Officials charge Randolph man with kidnapping, rape

A 30-year-old Randolph man faces two felony charges of kidnapping/abduction and forcible rape, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

While jury deliberates, a plea deal worked out

A 65-year-old Halifax man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five misdemeanor animal cruelty charges, following a day-long jury trial and during the jury’s final deliberations.

South Boston man faces assault charge

An 18-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of assault while applying pressure, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

School bus altercation results in charges

An angry parent has been charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct after their child allegedly was involved in an altercation with another student on a Halifax County Public School bus, Halifax County Public Schools Transportation Coordinator Earl Womack said.

South Boston man enters Alford plea in assault case

A 26-year-old South Boston man, Gabriel Brandon Brewer, entered Alford pleas Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of misdemeanors after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

New York man facing charges

A 50-year-old Bronx, New York man faces a felony charge of disregarding a law enforcement command and continuing to drive 200 miles above the speed limit after being signaled by law enforcement to stop and a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston man faces assault, battery charge

A 30-year-old South Boston man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Clover man sentenced on driving charges

A 50-year-old Clover man, Robert Gene Long, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison each for three felonies, including driving after having been declared a habitual offender, a third or subsequent offense of DWI and driving after his operator’s license had been suspended for being a habitual offender.

Police charge South Boston man with fraud

A 48-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of fraud, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man sentenced for drug charges

A 52-year-old Virgilina man, Fred Thomas Elliott, was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five years each in prison for two separate drug distribution charges, including distribution of oxycodone and acetaminophen and distribution of oxycodone.