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Man gets 28 years in abduction, rape case

Ronald Lynn Lacks II, a 31-year-old Nathalie man, will serve an effective 28 years in prison for a June 2012 abduction with intent to defile and rape, after Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel C. Cunningham reaffirmed a jury’s sentence Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

SoBo man faces conspiracy, street gang participation, assault charges

A 21-year-old South Boston man faces two charges of conspiracy, criminal street gang participation and felony assault with intent by mob, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Alton man faces assault, battery charge

A 62-year-old Alton man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Bank robber to serve 15 years

Girard Carlos Turner Jr., a 25-year-old North Garden resident, will spend an effective 15 years in prison for robbing the South Boston branch of Carter Bank & Trust in July 2014, the remainder of his life sentence suspended Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Police nab robbery suspect

A 19-year-old armed robbery suspect is in custody after police apprehended him from a mobile home in the 2000 block of Philpott Road in South Boston Wednesday.

Clover man faces drug charge

A 24-year-old Clover man faces a felony charge of distributing marijuana, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston police search for armed robbery suspect

Warrants have been issued for 19-year-old Dylan Taylor Goodson charging armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and petit larceny, and local law enforcement authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating Goodson.

Woman sentenced in malicious wounding

A 21-year-old South Boston woman, Jessica Louise Ragsdale, will serve two years and six months in prison for the malicious wounding of Shukenya D. Butler.

Alton man facing assault and battery charge

A 25-year-old Alton man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office police records. 

Police: Suspect dies from apparent suicide

Warrants charging robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and petit larceny were issued against three individuals Wednesday following an armed robbery that occurred earlier that afternoon at a River Road residence in South Boston.