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Police: Scam artist targets elderly man in Halifax County

An elderly Alton man fell victim Tuesday afternoon to what Halifax County Sheriff Fred Clark is describing as a scam artist.

SoBo woman facing charges in wreck

A 29-year-old South Boston woman was charged with following too close as a result of a wreck that occurred Friday, Aug. 3, on Wilborn Avenue, 50 feet south of Easley Street.

Shoplifting charges lodged against SoBo woman

A 38-year-old South Boston woman faces a felony charge of shoplifting and a misdemeanor charge of contempt of court, according to South Boston Police Office records. 

Halifax woman faces larceny charge

A 29-year-old Halifax woman faces a felony charge of larceny for alleged credit card theft, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston man faces assault charge

A 27-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of felony assault with attempt to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s records.

SoBo man faces assault charge

A 27-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of felony assault with attempt to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s records.

Nathalie man sentenced to 30 years in indecent liberties case

A 28-year-old Nathalie man, Eric Thomas Comer was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 30 years in prison, with all but five years suspended, for two charges involving solicitation of a child.

Appeals over in shooting; $750K judgment awarded

The estate of Randolph Neal Seamster Jr. is set to receive a judgment of $750,000 as the result of a civil suit in which a Halifax County jury awarded compensatory and punitive damages stemming from a shooting incident at Sheetz in Riverdale on July 2, 2008.

South Boston man pleads to B&E, larceny

A 41-year-old South Boston man, Dean Jeffrey Palmer, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of petty larceny.

Halifax police probe burglary, thefts

Town of Halifax Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 23 and July 31 at 734 Hedderly Street, Acting Chief of Police David D. Irby said.