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Still hoping for a break in the case

12 years after disappearance of Hattie Gertrude Brown, police issue appeal for info to bring closure to her family

Classes that will keep you up at nights

Survey of Horror course offered through higher education center

22-year-old Chase City man slain in South Boston

A 22-year-old Chase City man was slain early Thursday morning while sitting in a four-door Ford on Gygax Avenue in South Boston.


Comets avenge season’s only loss

Baseball team beats Tunstall 1-0 on road





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Police

Dailey sentenced on drug distribution charges

Carlos Dailey, a.k.a. “Bone Crusher,” 39, born in South Hill, raised in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, and most recently residing in Boydton, was sentenced Wednesday to 268 months of imprisonment. On March 30, Chief United States District Judge James R. Spencer convicted Dailey of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine from 2005 through March 2009, and one count of distribution of crack cocaine.

UPDATE - Beach combers find human skeleton - UPDATE

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Sheriff’s Investigator D.L. Callahan drives a mobile crime lab from the beachfront location where a vacationer discovered skeletal remains.
Preliminary examination of the skeletal remains found on Tuesday, July 21 leads the Medical Examiner to classify the bones as those of a young, adult male. An estimation of how long the victim has been dead will not be available until Saturday.

N.C. man charged with child battery, abduction

South Boston News
Jamie Neil Justice

Five Mecklenburg County trustees take State Police to court

Five men who were investigated by the Virginia State Police while serving on the Mecklenburg County School Board in 2007-08 have filed a lawsuit in Richmond City Circuit Court seeking civil penalties and relief from any further investigations.

Skipwith thief makes off with bucket of green beans

Mecklenburg County investigators seeking to solve a larceny case may be asking themselves an unusual question: “Why would a thief make off with a 5-gallon bucket of green beans?”

Local police agencies participate in Clickit or Ticket

South Boston News
On May 28, the South Hill Police Department along with partners, Virginia State Police and the Mecklenburg Sheriff Department held a road check in the westbound lane of Highway 58 Bypass near the old asphalt plant. VDOT provided a message board to remind motorist to Buckle Up for Safety. This has been our fifth year in our joint effort to remind travelers during the Memorial Day weekend to Buckle up and Don’t Drink and Drive. During the summer months you can expect more checkpoints and saturation patrols to be out in force to encourage drivers and passengers to Click it or Ticket and DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE.

Brodnax man convicted of bank robbery

A Mecklenburg County Circuit Court Jury on Thursday found Robert Earl Tippens Jr. of Brodnax guilty of robbing Wachovia Bank in Clarksville two days before Christmas in 2009.

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