A 23-year-old Virgilina man, Holden Luke Dunman, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of drug distribution charges.
Dunman pleaded guilty to two charges for possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I/II controlled substance and/or oxycodone, and he pleaded guilty to one charge for possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
The commonwealth moved to nol pros two charges against Dunman for possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
Sentencing for Dunman was continued to a date in the August court term.
• Lamont Yusef Thomas, 46, of Greensboro, North Carolina, was sentenced Thursday to a 10-year suspended prison term for felony distribution of marijuana.
Judge Kimberley S. White ordered the suspended sentence to be conditioned upon Thomas’ good behavior for 10 years, ordered him to be placed on probation for two years and ordered him to pay court costs within two years.
• Roszetta Skipper, 29, of South Boston was convicted Thursday of a violation of her community service provisions as ordered by the court.
White revoked Skipper’s previously suspended jail term for the violation but re-suspended all time conditioned on Skipper’s good behavior until April 2, 2020.
White also ordered Skipper to enter and successfully complete the Hope for Tomorrow program.
• Melany Kathryn Walter, 39, of Lynchburg had a show cause charge against her for a probation violation charge dismissed on Thursday.
• Mark Irvin Elliott, 69, of Virgilina pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge for impeding a law enforcement officer in the performance of his or her duty.
Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, White sentenced Elliott to a 12-month suspended jail term, conditioned on his good behavior for 12 months, ordered him to pay court costs within 90 days, ordered him to undergo a mental health evaluation and ordered the defendant to be monitored by Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Service.
• William Virgil Sehen, 47, of Buffalo Junction was convicted Thursday of a probation violation.
White revoked six months of Sehen’s previously suspended jail term for the violation, with credit for time served, and she extended Sehen’s probation for two years.
• Kenneth Johnson Harris, 53, of Alton was convicted Thursday of a charge for a violation of his conditions of good behavior for a felony offense, following a bench trial.
White found Harris not guilty of a similar charge following the bench trial, with the commonwealth moving to nol pros a similar charge against Harris prior to the trial.
White revoked Harris’ previously suspended jail term for the violation but re-suspended any additional jail time.
• Clarence Hall Jr., 51, of Halifax was convicted Thursday of a probation violation.
White revoked 60 days of Hall’s previously suspended jail term, extended his probation for six months, ordered him to abstain from alcohol and ordered him to complete an anger management course.