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.
According to court records, Judge Kimberley S. White continued sentencing for both charges to a date in the November court term.
Other court cases
• Dwayne Edward Martin, 52, of Madison Heights pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of charges of credit card fraud, one a felony and the other a misdemeanor.
The commonwealth moved during the hearing against Martin to nol pros a charge of illegally obtaining a credit card.
White continued sentencing for Martin to a date in the November court term.
• Dennis Lee Womack Jr., 36, of Halifax was convicted Friday of misdemeanor possession of marijuana following a bench trial, where White granted a defense motion to strike a charge against Womack for possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
Womack had entered not guilty pleas to both charges prior to the trial.
White sentenced Womack to a 30-day suspended jail term for the marijuana possession charge, conditioned on Womack’s good behavior for 12 months, and she suspended the defendant’s operator’s license for six months.
White also placed Womack on probation through Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services for 12 months, ordered him to remain drug and alcohol free and ordered him to pay court costs in full within 12 months.
• Stephanie Denise Boyd, 36, of Nathalie had a charge against her for felonious assault while applying pressure (wounding by strangulation) nol prossed Friday upon a motion by the commonwealth.
• Leon Nathaniel Wolford, 52, of Nathalie had the court find evidence sufficient Friday to convict him of speeding 43/25 MPH zone.
Judge Kimberley S. White continued the case to a date in the January 2020 court term in order for Wolford to enter and complete a driver improvement course (in person).
White stipulated if Wolford presented a certificate proving completion of the course, she would reduce the charge to speeding nine miles above the limit.