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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.

Waddle case certified to grand jury

A preliminary hearing for the suspect in the Oct. 26 breaking and entering of a South Boston home has ended in the charge being certified to a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury, according to court records.

Alton man issued capais

A 35-year-old Alton man was issued a misdemeanor surety capias, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man pleads guilty in home invasion

The third of three men arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion on L. P. Bailey Highway in January 2013 will spend five years in prison, the remainder of his 43-year sentence suspended for nine robbery and firearm-related charges after pleading guilty in Halifax County Circuit Court last Monday.

Halifax woman facing charge of possession of controlled substance

A 35-year-old Halifax woman faces a charge of possessing a controlled substance, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Man faces mob assault, conspiracy, trespassing, street gang charges

A 22-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of assault with intent by mob, charges of conspiracy, being in a criminal street gang, trespassing and two counts of assault and battery, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Stabbing victim has local ties

A 35-year-old Ringgold man, with ties to Halifax County, was killed Thursday evening following a stabbing at his 105 Calvin Road residence.

Man from Scottsburg faces felony gun, larceny charges

A Halifax County grand jury indicted a 29-year-old Scottsburg man on six felony charges of grand larceny and one felony charge of being a non-violent felon in possession of a gun in connection with the theft of six 4-wheelers and a RTV side-by-side stolen from different residences in Halifax County between November and January, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Woman charged with attempt to transport contraband to inmate

A 26-year-old Chase City woman has been charged with attempting to transport contraband to an inmate at Blue Ridge Adult Detention Center, according to VSP Special Agent R. B. George, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force.