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 Feb. 28.

Judge Kimberley S. White revoked three years of Bartee’s previously suspended jail term for the probation violation, and she sentenced him to five year-prison terms for grand larceny and obtaining money under false pretenses, with all but one year suspended for each charge.

White additionally sentenced Bartee to a five-year suspended prison term for felony possession of a controlled substance and six-month suspended jail terms for a pair of misdemeanor charges including possession of drug paraphernalia and obstruction of justice.

White ordered the suspended portions of Bartee’s sentence be conditioned on the defendant’s good behavior for 15 years, ordered him placed on probation for two years, ordered him to abstain from illegal drugs, alcohol and marijuana, and ordered him to seek substance abuse counseling.

The court ordered Bartee to pay $800 restitution, with $100 due within 60 days of his release, and it suspended Bartee’s operator’s license for six months.

Other court cases

• Casey James Bowes, 34, of Semora, North Carolina pleaded guilty Feb. 28 in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges for possession of a controlled substance, forgery and identity theft.

Bowes pleaded guilty to a pair of felony charges for possession of a controlled substance, including heroin and methamphetamine, and the defendant also pleaded guilty to a pair of felony charges for forgery.

Bowes also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor identity theft, while the commonwealth moved to nol pros three misdemeanor charges during the hearing including ones for possession of buprenorphine, possession of marijuana and having no driver’s license in his possession.

White continued sentencing in the case to a date in the May court term.

• Darrin Lee Satterfield, 32, of South Boston pleaded guilty Feb. 28 to possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, White sentenced Satterfield to 10 years in prison, with all but five months suspended, conditioned on Satterfield’s good behavior for 10 years, beginning immediately.

White ordered Satterfield be placed on probation for one year upon his release, she ordered the defendant to pay court costs within two years, and she authorized a restricted operator’s license for Satterfield for six months.

White additionally ordered the defendant to abstain from illegal drugs, alcohol and marijuana and submit to alcohol and drug testing.

• Siedah Smith Chandler, 28, of Nathalie entered an Alford plea Feb. 28 to felony charges including breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Under terms of an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but realizes prosecution evidence would make a guilty finding all but certain at trial.

Pursuant to the Alford plea agreement, White sentenced Chandler to a 10-year suspended prison term for breaking and entering and a five-year suspended term for grand larceny, conditioned on Chandler’s good behavior for 10 years, and she ordered the defendant be placed on probation for 12 months, and she ordered Chandler to remain drug free and submit to random drug tests.

The court also ordered Chandler to take medications as prescribed, abide by any mental health recommendations and sign any privacy releases for probation and parole.

The court ordered Chandler to pay $1,366 restitution, pay court costs within one year and have no contact with the victim in the case or the victim’s property.

• Louis Wayne Cobbs, 67, of Sutherlin pleaded guilty Feb. 28 to possession of a weapon or ammunition as a convicted felon.

White sentenced Cobbs to five years in prison, with all but seven months suspended, conditioned on Cobb’s good behavior for five years, and she ordered the defendant placed on probation for two years.

White ordered Cobbs to pay court costs within two years, submit to random drug screens and abstain from drugs, alcohol and marijuana.

• Charles Terry Ballowe II, 32, of Rustburg was sentenced Feb. 27 in Halifax County Circuit Court to 10 years in prison, with all but one year suspended for felony shoplifting.

White ordered the suspended portion of Ballowe’s sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 10 years, ordered him placed on probation for two years, ordered him to obtain drug counseling, remain drug free, and submit to random drug screens.

White additionally ordered Ballowe to pay court costs within three years and stay out of Wal-Mart.

• Shermaine Lee Hargrove, 41, of Red Oak pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to an amended indictment reflecting making a false statement in order to obtain property of credit, a misdemeanor.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, White sentenced Hargrove to a 12-month suspended jail term, conditioned on his good behavior for 12 months, and she further ordered Hargrove to pay court costs within one year.

• Ashley Dawn West, 24, of South Boston pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to a felony charge for property theft (currency).

The commonwealth moved to nol pros another charge against West during the hearing for robbery of a residence, with White continuing sentencing in the case to a date in the May court term.

• Tatyana Alia Williams, 26, of Danville pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to four charges of felony forgery of a public record, after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

The plea agreement calls for a sentence not to exceed one year and 11 months, the mid-point of sentencing guidelines, according to court records.

Sentencing for Williams was continued to a date in the May court term, with White ordering Williams to be evaluated for the Community Corrections Alternative Program.

• Jacqueline Lindsey-Williams, 49, of South Boston was sentenced Feb. 27 to a 12-month suspended jail term for a violation of her post-release supervision.

White ordered Lindsey-Williams to pay court costs within three years and ordered Lindsey-Williams to be evaluated for the Community Corrections Alternative Program before continuing sentencing in the case to a date in the May court term.

• Stacy Marie Daniels, 46 of South Boston pleaded no contest Feb. 28 to felony charges for shoplifting from Wal-Mart and shoplifting from Dollar General.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, White sentenced Daniels to a five-year suspended prison term for each charge, conditioned on Daniels’ good behavior for 10 years and ordered the defendant be placed on probation for two years.

White also ordered Daniels to pay court costs within two years, pay $28.44 restitution, authorized a restricted operator’s license for the defendant for six months, abstain from illegal drugs, alcohol and marijuana, undergo random drug testing and undergo a substance abuse evaluation.

• Kevin Demario Powell, 30, of Halifax had a charge against her for possession or transportation of a weapon as a violent felon nol prossed on Feb. 28 on a motion of the commonwealth.

w Brenda Delores Ballou, 64, of South Boston pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to an amended charge reflecting driving on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, a misdemeanor.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, White sentenced Ballou to a 12-month suspended jail term, conditioned on her good behavior for 12 months, and White also ordered the defendant not to operate a motor vehicle until receiving permission from the court.

• Blake Edward Bass, 27, of Danville was sentenced Feb. 27 to 10 years in prison, with all but one year suspended for felony breaking and entering and 12 months in jail for misdemeanor destruction of personal property.

White ordered the suspended portion of Bass’ sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 10 years and ordered him placed on probation for two years, ordered him to abstain from illegal drugs and alcohol, and complete substance abuse counseling.

In addition, White ordered the defendant to pay $1,062.12 restitution at a rate of $200 a month within 30 days of his release, with the first payment due on Sept. 1, 2021, and she ordered Bass to have no contact with Travis Murray, Lisa Wilkerson or Kimberley Bass.

The court appointed attorney James Midkiff to represent Bass for appeal.

• John Richard Scheiderer, 42, of Vernon Hill was convicted Feb. 27 of one felony charge for grand larceny, with the commonwealth moving during the hearing to nol pros a similar charge.

White sentenced Scheiderer to 20 years in prison for the grand larceny charge, with all but six months suspended, conditioned on the defendant’s good behavior for 20 years, and she ordered him placed on probation for one year.

In addition, White granted work release for the defendant if he was eligible, ordered him to pay court costs within two years and ordered him to stay off the property of his victim.