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.

In accordance with the plea agreement with the commonwealth, Judge Kimberley S. White sentenced Mack to five years in prison with all but six months suspended conditioned on Mack’s good behavior for 10 years.

White also ordered two years of supervised probation upon Mack’s release; ordered Mack to forfeit his firearm to the commonwealth; and ordered Mack to pay court costs within two years.

• Lashay Renee Traynham of Clover was sentenced to serve 30 days in prison on weekends for four felony charges of shoplifting/altering price of merchandise on Dec. 4 after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

In according with the plea agreement, Judge White sentenced Traynham to four five year sentences in prison for each shoplifting charge with all but 30 days suspended conditioned on Traynham’s good behavior for 10 years.

White also nol prossed three felony charges of shoplifting/altering price of merchandise.

The judge also ordered a year of supervised probation; ordered Traynham to pay Walmart restitution of $181.53 and banned her from the South Boston property; and ordered Traynham pay court costs within two years.

• Trisha Marie Bates of Chase City was found guilty on Dec. 4 for a felony drug charge of possession of a schedule I or II substance.

Sentencing was continued to a date in the March court term.

• Stephan Andrew Cullinane Jr. of Buffalo Junction plead guilty on Dec. 4 to a misdemeanor charger of obstruction of justice/resisting arrest and a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Sentencing for Cullinane was continued to a date in the January court term.

He also had a felony charge of violating probation continued to the January court term.

• Cherri Michele Hicks of Nathalie had a felony drug charge of possession of schedule I or II substance and a misdemeanor drug charge of possession of schedule VI controlled substance dismissed on Dec. 4 in a deferred disposition case.

• Shanerra Raishelle Wyatt plead no contest to a felony charge of distributing or sell a schedule I or II controlled substance for profit on Dec. 4.

She also had another felony charge of distributing or sell a schedule I or II controlled substance for profit nol prossed.

Judge White ordered Wyatt remain drug and alcohol free, submit to random drug screens and to pay court costs.