News Flash

Posted on: August 26, 2019

Structure fire on Farrar Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 115 Farrar Street this evening at 6:51 pm. Crews arrived at 6:55 pm and found a medium sized two story house fully involved in fire. It was determined to be a defensive operation. Engi...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 17, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is l...

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Posted on: September 14, 2019

City using carbon treatment in water

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Water plant operators are using a carbon treatment in the City’s drinking water because of complaints from customers in various areas of a musty smell in the drinking water.

Operators on Thursday began adding powdered activated carbon, which is t...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Local health, wellness efforts win awards

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Danville Parks and Recreation and the regional Health Collaborative each received an award, during the Virginia Recreation and Park Society’s 64th Annual State Conference last week in Tyson’s Corner.  Over 500 delegates from a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

The Launch Place holds Big Launch Challenge

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The Launch Place received 129 applications for its 6th Annual Big Launch Challenge Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the U.S. and abroad. The top 10 competitors took the stage and presented their innovative business ideas in the...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Project Imagine wins state award for excellence

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The City of Danville’s Project Imagine program has been named as one of the winners of the Virginia Municipal League’s annual awards for innovation and excellence in local government.

Local governments of all size populations competed i...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

RDA begins planning for River District Festival

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The River District Association is asking stakeholders and citizens for feedback and ideas for the annual River District Festival. For information about the festival, go to www.riverdistrictassociation.com.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

City council to meet in special work session

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City Council will meet in a special work session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to discuss a lease agreement for a fixed-base operator to provide fuel sales and other aviation services at Danville Regional Airport.

The session will be held in the Counc...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mount Cross Road project to begin next phase

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The Mount Cross Road improvement project will enter its second phase on Monday, Sept. 9. The switch to the next phase will require a change in the traffic pattern through the work zone, with travel shifting onto the lanes graded and paved during the first...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Eagle to retire as fire chief in Danville

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City Manager Ken Larking announced today the retirement of Fire Chief David Eagle, who has served in that position for 12 years and 25 years as a firefighter. Though retiring from the City of Danville, Eagle will join the City of Williamsburg as fire chie...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Registration opens for Christmas parade

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Registration is now open for the 2019 Danville Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade, which will be held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 8.

This year’s parade theme is “A Hometown Christmas.” The deadline to register is 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Fire Dept. program to prep seniors on home safety

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The Danville Fire Department will present a program on Thursday, Sept. 12, to provide seniors with practical tips for preventing fires and falls and staying safe in their homes.

Also, fire officials will arrange for seniors in attendance to receive free sm...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Police hold eighth community walk of year

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Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Thursday afternoon in the Girard Street neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the eighth of the year and the department’s 19th since these events began.

Police officers were joined by memb...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2019

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 3, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is lo...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2019

City government offices closed on Labor Day

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.

In addition, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed. Danville Transit...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Donation to provide police K9 with protective vest

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The Danville Police Department’s K9 Tina will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 Tina’s vest is sponsored by Vested Interest in K9s Inc....

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 23, 2019

City waives restrictions on storm debris cleanup

The Public Works Department is waiving restrictions for collection of tree limbs and cuttings, brush and other storm debris to help city residents affected by Thursday’s storm. The waiver will be in effect for three weeks.

The waiver is for resid...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Safe Streets initiative nets over 200 arrests

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Operation Safe Streets Southside, a joint local and state law enforcement public safety initiative, led to 97 arrests on felony charges, 76 arrests on misdemeanor charges, and 35 arrests of fugitives over a 10-week period, Danville Police reported Tuesday...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Free concert will feature classic rock band

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Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will conclude for this year at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, with the classic rock and variety party sounds of the Rivermist band. This final concert will be a two-hour performance.

Th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2019

City Council tables vote on airport services

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City Council voted Tuesday night to table a decision on a proposed lease agreement with a North Carolina-based fixed-base operator to provide fuel sales and other aviation services at Danville Regional Airport.

The move came after a public hearing during w...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Arrest Photos

The information supplied are the Photos of individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Arrest Information

The information supplied are the names of all individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

Arrest Information in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Warrants

Warrant information, including race and sex of the accused offender, is based on information supplied by the complainant. All information is subject to verification prior to warrant service. If you know the location of any of the individuals on this list,...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Reported Incidents

The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prior seven day period.

Reported Incidents in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report

News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2019

Danville Police Major Graduates from FBI National Academy

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Danville Police Major Timothy W. Jones recently attended and graduated from the 277th Session of the FBI National Academy.

Jones completed the ten-week academy that was held at Quantico, Va. and hosted law enforcement leaders from 50 states and the Distric...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2019

09-14-2019 Traffic fatality on Kentuck Road

Danville Police are investigating a traffic fatality that happened today at 8:10 a.m. involving a sedan and a tractor-trailer. 

A 1997 Honda Accord driven by Mary Elizabeth McDonald, age 24 of Danville, was traveling south in the 500 block of Kent...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

08-27-2019 Homicide Charges

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Additional charges have been brought against Antonio T-Quan Terry for the July 26th murder of Keenan Cunningham. A Danville Grand Jury issued indictments Monday against Terry for the following charges:

VA State Code 18.2-32 – First Degree Murder

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

08-26-2019 K9 to get ballistic vest

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Danville Police Department’s K9 Tina will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Tina’s vest is sponsored by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. t...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2019

08-23-2019 Swearing in of new officers

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The Danville Police Department is pleased to welcome aboard six new officers who were sworn in today.  As recruits, they completed their training at Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy.  The officers will soon begin their...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2019

08-19-2019 Press Conference

The Danville Police Department and Virginia State Police will hold a press conference to discuss the results of Operation Safe Streets Southside.  The press conference will begin at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the Municipal Building ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

08-08-2019 Knight Arrest

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Danville Police patrol officers developed information last night on a possible location for Rakim Knight. They were able to take Knight into custody at a residence in Danville without incident. Knight is being held in the Danville City Jail without bond o...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2019

08-06-2019 Response to Recent Mass Shootings

In light of the incidents in El Paso and Dayton, the Danville Police Department wants our citizens to know that we stand ready to respond to any critical incident. Additionally, we would like to encourage our community to partner with us to reduce violent...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

08-05-2019 HEART Walk

Today at 4:00 PM in the 200 block of Parker Rd., the Danville Police Department and its partners will conduct a HEART walk in the neighborhood impacted by Friday’s homicide.

HEART – Heal and Engage After Recent Trauma:

Heal and Engage Af...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2019

08-03-2019 Homicide

Danville Police were dispatched to a call for a person who had been shot in the 200 blk. of Parker Rd. on 8-2-2019, at 11:20 PM.  Officers located a male victim with apparent gunshot wounds lying on the ground outside.  He was taken to t...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2019

08-01-2019 Imposter scams

Imposters! They call and pose as your grandchild, your neighbor, your pastor, or even a government entity all in an effort to convince you to send them “emergency funds.” Scammers have become very adept at obtaining your personal infor...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2019

07-27-2019 Homicide Update

Danville Police have made an arrest in connection to the homicide of Keenan Cunningham.  Investigators charged Antonio T-Quan Terry, age 29, of Danville, with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Terry was arrested yesterday ev...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2019

07-26-2019 Homicide

Danville Police responded to a call for shots fired in the 300 block of Hughes St. this morning at approximately 3:30 AM.  Officers found a vehicle in 100 block of Hughes St. occupied by a male who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2019

07-18-2019 Malicious Wounding-Update

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Update 07-18-2019

The victim, 72-year-old Melvin Smith, died yesterday at Duke University Hospital.  He was never released from medical care after being admitted following the initial assault.  This case is now being investigated as a hom...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2019

06-25-2019 Arrests made in infant death investigation

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Arrests have been made in the death of an infant that took place on November 24, 2018. 

Officers were on patrol on Maple Grove Ave., when they responded to a call for help.  Officers encountered Eugene Chandler, who was holding an unrespo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2019

06-20-2019 Animal Cruelty

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Danville Police responded to the 300 blk. of Edmonds St. last night for a report of animal cruelty.  Officers located a dog that was obviously dead inside of a fenced lot. During the investigation, officers determined the identity of the owners w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2012

02-14-12 Burglary Arrest

At approximately 11:34 pm on 02-13-12, officers responded to Sacred Heart School, 540 Central Blvd., in reference to an alarm. Officers located 34 year old David Dwayne Dabbs of Danville in the area of the school.

After further investigation, Mr. Dabb...David Dwayne Dabbs

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Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Charges Brought in Vehicle Crash

As a result of the investigation into the vehicle crash this afternoon on the Route 29 Expressway, the driver of the Nissan, John Joseph Beckelheimer, age 46 of Pittsylvania County was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Due to ongoing me...John Joseph Beckelheimer

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Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Vehicle Crash

At approximately 3:30 pm this afternoon Danville Police and EMS personnel responded to the Route 29 Expressway near Holland Road for a report of a vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Nissan Pickup was being operated by a 4...Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2012

01-24-12 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle Update

The Danville Police Department continues to investigate an accident where a pedestrian was struck last week.

At approximately 8:20 pm on 1-17-12 a 21-year-old male was crossing Kemper Road coming from the area of Danville Community College when he was...Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases