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Two automobile crashes reported in South Boston

SoVaNow.com / February 17, 2014
South Boston Police reported two traffic mishaps over the past week. On Monday, Feb. 10, a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer operated by 45 year old Elizabeth Hudson of Nathalie struck the rear of the 2002 Jeep operated by Catherine Burns, 67, of Halifax while Hudson was stopped at a red light. Burns suffered minor injuries in the mishap.

South Boston Police Officer J. George placed no charges in the accident, which occurred at the intersection of Old Halifax Road and Halifax Road at 3:57 p.m.

He pegged damages to both vehicles at $1,500.

In a second crash Wednesday at 3439 Halifax Road, a 1995 Chevrolet GMT400 operated by Jimmy Hughes, 51, of South Boston struck a 1988 Chevrolet Corsica operated by Nannie Wilbourne, 86, of South Boston.

There were no injuries and charges are pending, which occurred at 2:39 p.m.

Damages to Wilborrne’s car were estimated at $1,500, while Hughes’ vehicle sustained an estimated $2,000 in damages. South Boston Police Officer E. Cawthon investigated the accident.

In other reports from the South Boston Police Department, two people were arrested this week on charges of shoplifting.

South Boston Police Cpl. J. Berry charged 66 year old Shirley Elliott of South Boston with the misdemeanor offense on Friday, Feb. 14.

On Saturday, Feb. 15 Officer J. George charged 19 year old Christian Tucker of Halifax with a count of shoplifting.

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