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N.C. man facing 36 charges in rash of county break-ins

A 21-year-old Yanceyville N.C. man faces a total of 36 charges stemming from a rash of residential break-ins and larcenies that occurred throughout the southern part of the county during the late summer and early fall of 2010.

SoBo man charged with being a fugitive

A 38-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of being a fugitive, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. Delwood Michael Allen of Farm Road is charged with the alleged offense that occurred March 30, and Cpl. P. C. Clayton served the warrant Wednesday.

Virgilina man faces felony habitual offender charge

A 41-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony charge of being a habitual offender, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Suspect Halifax in pornography case tweaks plea


Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham granted a continuance Monday morning in the Thomas Dale Anderson child pornography case.

Halifax pair convicted of theft of animals

Two county residents were convicted last Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court of one misdemeanor charge each for the theft of animals from another.

Halifax acting chief warns of phone scam

Town of Halifax Acting Chief of Police D. D. Irby warned area residents of a telephone scam currently being operated around Halifax County.

Halifax Town Council member pleads guilty to charge

Halifax Town Councilman Phillip J. Hammond Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County General District Court to a misdemeanor first offense charge of driving while intoxicated.

Alton man facing grand larceny, burglary charges

A 20-year-old Alton man faces five felony charges - three for grand larceny and two for intent to commit burglary, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Roanoke man pleads to drug distribution charges

A 23-year-old Roanoke man, Spencer Lee Coleman, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of drug distribution charges, both for distribution of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.

Trio arrested on grand larceny charges in SoBo

South Boston authorities arrested three county residents on felony charges of grand larceny from Walmart over the weekend, according to South Boston Police records.