james halfaday

Illinois bound: Halfaday goes home
Published on Jul 4th, 2013
10 comments The former City Council candidate whose repeated threats to his ex landed him back in jail on probation violations is headed back to Illinois with his mom, a judge ordered June 28.   Related...
On probation: Halfaday charged with another violation
Published on May 7th, 2013
7 comments Even in jail, James Halfaday can't seem to stay out of trouble. The City Council candidate who didn't live in the city served two months for felony election fraud, picked up four months for probation...
4 months: Halfaday sentenced for probation violation
Published on Feb 19th, 2013
4 comments Former City Council candidate James Halfaday was back in court on Valentine's Day where he received a longer sentence for a probation violation than he did for election fraud. The man who ran for...
'Unusual case': Judge okays sending Halfaday to Illinois
Published on Feb 13th, 2013
10 comments The prosecution laid out allegations of domestic abuse, stalking and pet euthanization to try to sway a judge to send former City Council candidate James Halfaday back to jail to serve his full five-...
Serving time: Halfaday sentenced in election fraud case
Published on Jul 5th, 2012
23 comments Four months after pleading guilty to a single count of election fraud following a campaign that crossed the line from zany to criminal, one-time City Council candidate James Halfaday was sentenced to...
Fraud indictment: Former candidate Halfaday to plead guilty
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
15 comments Former City Council candidate James Halfaday was indicted by a Charlottesville grand jury February 21 on one count of election fraud, and his attorney says Halfaday plans to plead guilty when he goes...
Prelim waived: Halfaday fraud charges go to grand jury
Published on Jan 26th, 2012
10 comments Making his third appearance to answer election fraud charges Thursday, former City Council candidate James Halfaday waived a preliminary hearing, so the four felony charges will go to the grand jury...
Halfaday holiday: Candidate's election fraud case continued
Published on Dec 15th, 2011
10 comments The trial of former City Council candidate James Halfaday on four counts of address-based election fraud has been continued until January 26. Outside the courtroom on Thursday, December 15, Halfaday...
Halfaday balks: Charges dropped against campaign worker
Published on Nov 7th, 2011
7 comments Since entering Charlottesville politics earlier this year, James Halfaday has cut a wide– and, at times, bizarre– swath. Besides the fact that he now faces election fraud charges over his...
Halfaday arrested: Ex-candidate charged with falsifying address
Published on Oct 19th, 2011
40 comments Former Democratic City Council candidate James Halfaday was charged October 19 with four felony counts of election fraud for allegedly using a false address to certify his candidacy with the...
$499 question: Does Council candidate even live in the city?
Published on Sep 16th, 2011
98 comments At the Jefferson School groundbreaking September 14, the topic of conversation sometimes seemed to be less the milestone the historic school had achieved, but instead the former City Council...
Oh, Snap! Halfaday gym ownership claim refuted
Published on Sep 12th, 2011
64 comments Back in the spring, after James Halfaday announced a run for City Council, he met with a reporter at Snap Fitness and acted like he owned the place, and, actually, claimed he did. Halfaday's ...
Quake casualty? Council candidate claims knock-out blow
Published on Sep 6th, 2011
42 comments James Halfaday was unlucky in his run for City Council, and his bad luck seems to have continued, apparently making him the only person injured in Charlottesville in the August 23 earthquake....
Buzz driving: Council candidate learns from DUI
Published on May 10th, 2011
43 comments The race for City Council has barely begun, and candidate James Halfaday is already getting heat. The 31-year-old Native American and Democrat doesn't flinch when he's asked about his criminal record...
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