Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Q. Martin is fighting back against the Virginia Parole Board on another decision to grant parole after she received a letter saying the 1994-convicted murderer Robert Clark has been granted discretionary parole.
The attorney for a Halifax County man convicted of first-degree murder in the July 2018 death of his grandfather has submitted further information to the Court of Appeals of Virginia as a follow-up to a petition for appeal.
The chair of the Virginia Parole Board has responded to an accusation that they did not contact the victim’s family or give the commonwealth’s attorney ample notification when granting geriatric conditional release to Debra Scribner saying there was a letter sent to the victim’s family.
Debra Scribner, the 66-year-old woman who was sentenced in 2012 for first-degree murder and related conspiracy and firearm charges in the shooting death of Eric Wynn, has been granted parole.
The Court of Appeals in Virginia have granted part of an appeal submitted on behalf of Journy Lee Snead, who was convicted and sentenced in Halifax County Circuit Court to 22 years for first-degree murder in the death of his grandfather, Floyd Leslie Crider.
All non-essential, non-emergency court proceedings in all district courts and circuit courts in Virginia are suspended until April 6 per an order declaring a judicial emergency by the Supreme Court of Virginia issued on Monday following a request from Gov. Ralph Northam.
A 33-year-old Yanceyville, North Carolina man, David Allen Weadon pleaded guilty March 5 in Halifax County Circuit Court to five drug-related charges and one driving-related charge, after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
A Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury recently indicted a 55-year-old South Boston man, Jerry Remines, on one count of possession of child pornography, 10 counts of second or subsequent possession of child pornography and one count of computer trespassing.
A 35-year-old man, James Brandon Rogers was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County grand jury on five felony drug-related counts, two felony firearm counts and one misdemeanor drug-related count.
A 20-year-old South Boston man will serve seven years in jail after being convicted Friday by Judge Kimberley S. White in the Halifax County Circuit Court for being a violent felon in possession of a firearm as well as violating the terms and conditions of his probation.
A 32-year-old South Boston man, Steven R. Bartee will serve an effective five years in prison for felony charges of a third or more conviction of grand larceny, obtaining money under false pretenses and a probation violation, following a sentencing hearing in Halifax County Circuit Court on …
A grand jury on Thursday indicted Amir Spencer of Halifax County in the Dec. 7 shootings that claimed the lives of two brothers outside the South Boston Tobacco & Vape Shop.
A grand jury is set to hear evidence against a suspect in the Dec. 7 fatal shootings of two brothers outside the South Boston Tobacco & Vape shop in Centerville.
A 56-year-old Alton man, Thomas Patrick Doyle, entered an Alford plea Feb. 14 in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to a wreck on June 25 that took the life of a passenger in his vehicle.
A 48-year-old South Boston man, Paul Edward Quick, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three larceny-related charges, in addition to a charge for possession of a controlled substance.
A Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury on Thursday indicted a pair of South Boston residents on charges related to recent robberies at a Dollar General store on Chatham Road on Aug. 11 and a Country Express convenience store in Volens on July 11.
The court report on page A3 of the Friday, Feb. 7, edition of The Gazette-Virginian was incorrect. David Watkins, Rick Boyer and Jennifer Jones are attorneys representing clients and not the individuals charged or sentenced. The online version of the story has been removed.
A Campbell County Grand Jury handed down indictments for three South Boston men in January in connection to robberies that occurred in 2019 in Campbell County at a Waffle House in Lynchburg on July 8 and the Dollar General in Brookneal on Sept. 29.
A 21-year-old South Boston woman, Jessica Denise Seate, will serve an effective two years and six months in prison for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and a probation violation after being sentenced earlier this month in Halifax County Circuit Court.
A 33-year-old Halifax man, Raashaun De’Shay Newman, will serve an effective three years in prison for felony larceny and shoplifting charges in addition to one year in jail for a probation violation after being sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
Andrew James Harlow, an 18-year-old Halifax County resident charged with two counts of accessory after the fact to second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two brothers in South Boston on Dec. 7, has been granted bail.
A Halifax County Circuit Court jury found 48-year-old South Boston resident Jacqueline Lindsey-Williams guilty Thursday of a single felony count of violating a protective order.
A 35-year-old Buffalo Junction woman, Lottie Wells West, was indicted Thursday on a pair of felony counts of child neglect, in addition to three other counts, including a felony count of disregarding a law enforcement signal to stop.
A 53-year-old Halifax man, James Arthur Gooch, will serve an effective five years in prison for a felony firearms charge after pleading guilty to that and five other charges in Halifax County Circuit Court on Friday.
A 35-year-old South Boston man, Steve Aaron Gregory Jr., was indicted Thursday on 12 counts related to a shooting incident on Aug. 4 on Seymour Drive in South Boston, including two for attempted murder.
A 33-year-old Clover man, Richard Anthony Jones, will serve a total of two months and 10 days in jail for three driving-related charges, as ordered by Judge Kimberley S. White following a bench trial in Halifax County Circuit Court on Monday.
A 32-year-old South Boston man, Darren Lee Satterfield, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge for malicious wounding after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
A 44-year-old Harrisonburg man arrested by authorities after a police chase in February was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of two years and 10 days in prison for three of the charges.
Kory Lenorad Lennon and Tonja Lashay Sydnor, each charged with second-degree murder in the May 27 death of 5-year-old Christian Sydnor, will have their days in court after separate hearings Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
A 23-year-old Altavista man, Calvin Traquan Harrison, will serve an effective six years in prison for a shooting incident that occurred July 16, 2018 in Nathalie.
A 30-year-old Halifax man, Jeremy Lamar Anderson, was sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 27 years behind bars — 20 of those years he will serve for robbing American National Bank on Aug. 27, 2018.
A 37-year-old Alton woman, Jennifer Lynn Rogers, received an active 18-month jail term after being sentenced for several drug-related charges Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
Damian M. New, a 17-year-old South Boston youth who has been certified by Halifax County Circuit Court as an adult, was indicted Thursday on one felony count of attempted murder and additional felony counts of malicious wounding, use of a firearm to commit malicious wounding and conspiracy t…
Antone Lemont Hamlett, a 36-year-old Halifax resident sentenced in April to 26 years in prison for charges associated with the attack and abduction of his wife in November 2017, had seven more years added to his sentence Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court after being convicted of a proba…
A 35-year-old Nathalie woman will serve five years in prison after being convicted Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court on one count of possession of pornography and one count of production of child pornography.
A 30-year-old South Boston man, Cameron J. Pinilla-Eisenstein, was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to effective prison terms of four years for each of three drug distribution convictions, according to court records.
A 22-year-old Nathalie man, Lamitchell Damar Allen will serve a total of four years in prison after pleading guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges for a subsequent possession of a weapon within a 10-year period and felony possession of a weapon or ammunition.
An Alton man, Joshua Samuel Evans, will serve an effective two years in prison after pleading guilty to felony child abuse and five other sex charges in Halifax County Circuit Court on Thursday.
A 50-year-old Richmond man, Zenji Walton, was indicted Thursday on one felony count of obtaining money under false pretenses, one felony count of credit card fraud and one felony count of credit card theft.
Dominic Coles Powell, 25, of Nathalie was convicted Thursday of a felony charge for possession of cocaine and a charge for a violation of his provisions of good behavior as ordered by the court.
A 45-year-old Amherst man, John Hunter Alexander, will serve two years and six months in prison for charges stemming from a police chase starting in Roxboro, North Carolina, and ending in South Boston on Jan. 2, 2018.
A 40-year-old South Boston man, Jason Todd Daniels, will serve a total of seven months in jail for eluding police, after being sentenced for that and two other offenses Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
A Halifax County Circuit Court jury comprised of 10 women and two men took approximately three hours Friday night to find 21-year-old Tequan Jamal Watson not guilty of the murder of Paul Damiano, the aggravated malicious wounding of Devan Wooding and of two charges for use of a firearm in co…
A Halifax County Circuit Court jury is expected to decide the fate Friday of 21-year-old Tequan Jamal Watson who stands accused of the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Paul Damiano and the wounding of 20-year-old Devan Wooding that occurred on Feb. 28, 2018.
A 24-year-old Richmond woman, Kaylee Dahn May, was convicted Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court of felony assault on a law enforcement officer and felony possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
A jury comprised of 10 women and four men are tasked with determining whether 21-year-old Tequan Jamal Watson acted in self-defense or malice in a shooting incident on Feb. 28, 2018 on Sandy Beach Road that took the life of 16-year-old Paul Damiano and wounded Devan Wooding.
A 34-year-old South Boston man, Dante Jamaal White, was indicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court on felony counts of possessing a firearm while possessing a Schedule I/II controlled substance – more than one pound of marijuana – possessing or transporting ammunition for a firearm or…
Four defendants accused of malicious wounding by mob will stand trial at the same time, after Judge J. W. Watson granted a motion by each of four defense attorneys in Halifax County Circuit Court on Thursday for a joinder of trials.
A 35-year-old Nathalie woman, Amanda Dawn Buchanan, was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County Circuit Court Grand Jury on three felony counts involving producing and/or distributing child pornography and possession of child pornography.
A 38-year-old South Boston man, Sidney Thomas Mitchen, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of felony cocaine distribution charges.