56-year-old could face up to 105 years in prison on charges when sentenced.
A South Boston man, Jeremy Davis Green, was sentenced Dec. 18 in Halifax County Circuit Court to three years and 10 months for drug charges.
The Virginia Supreme Court has approved the 10th Judicial Circuit’s plan to restart jury trials that have been on hold nearly all year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A South Boston man, Otis Versie Bray, was sentenced Dec. 11 to four years in prison for burglary related charges in Halifax County Circuit Court after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
By entering the guilty plea, he waived his right to a trial by jury.
A Halifax man, Jeffrey Fuller Barnett, was sentenced in Halifax County Circuit Court Thursday to five years in prison for manufacturing marijuana and violating probation after entering into a plea agreement with the Commonwealth.
A Milton, North Carolina, man, Robert Mack Jr., was sentenced to six months in prison on Dec. 4 in Halifax County Circuit Court for a felony charge of being a nonviolent felon in possession of a gun after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
A Halifax man, Bobby Ray Barksdale Jr., was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a year and 90 days in prison for a felony charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense in 10 years and a felony charge of driving with a revoked license after entering into plea agreement …
A Vernon Hill man, Kevin Lee Dawson, will serve two years and six months in prison after pleading guilty in Halifax County Circuit Court Monday.
A South Boston man, Willie Edward Howell Jr., was sentenced to seven years in prison for charges of malicious wounding and manufacturing methamphetamine.
A Nathalie man, David Williams, was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three years and two months in prison for a felony charge of having carnal knowledge with a child 13 or 14 years old and three misdemeanor charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Kimberley S. White overruled a series of motions Friday afternoon in the case of the Commonwealth of Virginia vs. Jerry Wayne Remines.
Four individuals were indicted on 32 charges in connection to a March 16 shooting involving a deputy with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
A 32-year-old Altavista woman, Virginia Harris Petty, was indicted by a grand jury in Halifax County Circuit Court on July 9 on multiple charges in a September 2019 hit-and-run incident in Halifax County that resulted in one man’s death.
A fugitive wanted in a 2019 robbery should be returning to Halifax County soon, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Q. Martin.
A 56-year-old Alton man, Thomas Patrick Doyle, was sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to a wreck on June 25, 2019, that took the life of a passenger in his vehicle.
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 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…