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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

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Posted on: February 20, 2015

House fire at 146 White Street

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 146 White St. this afternoon at 12:43 pm. The first unit arrived on scene at 12:46 to find a medium size one-story house with heavy smoke showing. The fire was... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2015

Working Extrication on Main Street

On Wednesday, February 18th the Danville Fire Department and the Danville Life Saving Crew were dispatched to a report of a person stuck in a piece of snow removal equipment on Main Street. This was at 8:30 pm. Units from... Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2015

Residence Fire at 508 Park Street

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire this morning at 8:42 AM. Units arrived on scene at 8:45 AM to find a small two-story house with the front porch and adjoining wall on fire. The fire was quickly... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Structure Fire on Greenwich Circle

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 402 Greenwich Circle. Units arrived to find a single family residence with a chimney fire that had extended into the attic. Three engines a ladder truck,... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Danville announces ‘text to 911’ option for emergency help

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The Danville Emergency Communications Center today announced the availability of “text to 911,” a new option for residents and visitors who need to reach the city’s emergency dispatchers for help when they are unable to make... Read on...


Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Public Works crews continue their efforts to clear residential streets

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UPDATE AT 5:30 P.M. THURSDAY: Public Works crews continue their efforts to clear residential streets, and motorists are advised to be cautious when traveling tonight as optimal conditions will exist for the formation of... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Danville Transit's fixed route buses returns to normal routes

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UPDATE AT 12:10 P.M. THURSDAY: Danville Transit’s Reserve-A-Ride and Handivan buses continue to operate on normal schedules. Fixed route buses returned to normal routes at 12:10 p.m. after operating on snow routes since 8 a... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Economic development director says everyone has a role in future success

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Danville’s director of economic development challenged local business leaders Wednesday to use their positions to effect change in a positive way for economic development by finding an area to make a difference.

Speaking... Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Cabin Fever Music Series continues Friday at Community Market

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The Cabin Fever Music Series continues at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Community Market, with L Shape Lot (Americana) and Dos Guitars (Eclectic Acoustic) performing.

Tickets cost $7 at the door. Cash only.

The... Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Danville celebrates Supply Resources opening in historic building

Piedmont Hardware building as seen in 2014 prior to development

Calling local businessman Rick Barker a “pioneer” in restoration and development in the River District, Mayor Sherman Saunders joined more than 70 citizens Tuesday in marking the opening of the new corporate headquarters for... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Danville Utility Commission completes budget review

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The Danville Utility Commission completed its review Monday of the city utilities budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The commission also heard recommendations on biennial rate adjustments from its... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Danville continues carbon treatment due to algae blooms

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City of Danville water treatment plant operators continue to add carbon to the treatment process due to the presence of algae blooms in the Dan River, the source of the city’s drinking water.

Plant operators began adding... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Inside lanes closed as Riverside Drive turning lane project resumes

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The Riverside Drive turning lane project has resumed this week after a delay to last week’s winter storm. The contract crew currently is working in the median near Ingram Road. The inside travel lanes – both eastbound and... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Danville Utility Commission to complete budget review Monday

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The Danville Utility Commission will meet Monday, Feb. 23, to complete its review of the city utilities budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The commission also will hear recommendations on biennial rate... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Public Works, Utilities crews on standby for weekend

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Public Works street crews and Utilities electrical line crews will be on standby this weekend due to an approaching low pressure system that could bring a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to the Danville area by early... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Condition of injured city worker improves

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UPDATE POSTED 4 P.M. FRIDAY: A City of Danville worker injured while operating a force feed belt loader Wednesday night has been removed today from intensive care at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The family of Mark... Read on...

Photo of force feed loader
Posted on: February 20, 2015

NASCAR legend Wendell Scott honored in Richmond

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NASCAR legend and Hall of Fame Driver Wendell Scott has received another honor. On Thursday, members of the General Assembly honored the Danville native during ceremonies at the State Capitol. Members of Scott's family stood on the State Senate floor.

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Posted on: February 19, 2015

Winter weather advisory issued for Danville

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UPDATE POSTED 12:30 P.M. FRIDAY: The National Weather Service also has issued a winter weather advisory for Danville from 6 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday. An advisory means periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain are... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2015

Danville Utilities asks customers to conserve Friday morning

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UPDATE POSTED THURSDAY: Reminder: Friday morning, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., Danville Utilities will be under a peak power alert for the second consecutive day. You can help during this periods by lowering your thermostat and... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Public Works crew will monitor street conditions overnight

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UPDATE AT 5 P.M. WEDNESDAY: Public Works will have a street crew on duty overnight. The crew will monitor conditions and apply sand to bridges and streets as conditions require.

All residential streets now have been... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Danville Transit fixed route buses return to regular routes

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UPDATE AT 3 P.M. WEDNESDAY: All Danville Transit System buses have returned to normal operations. Fixed route bus service resumed running on regular routes at 3 p.m. Wednesday. These buses had been operating on snow routes... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

City will request transfer of money for bridge pedestrian trail

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City Council agreed Tuesday night to ask the Virginia Department of Transportation to reallocate leftover money from the Main Street Plaza project to go toward construction of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge... Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2015

Entrepreneurial energy shines in Ideafest

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In its second year, the Danville entrepreneurial event Ideafest is expected to grow its economic impact, but with more accurately pinpointed goals. Ideafest, planned Feb. 27, is a business pitch competition for group of 20 hand-selected entrepreneurs.

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Posted on: February 16, 2015

Danville courthouse closed Tuesday due to winter storm

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Danville Sheriff Mike Mondul announced Monday evening that the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 17, due to the winter storm.

Posted on: February 16, 2015

City cancels today's electric utility study committee meeting

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Monday’s scheduled meeting of the steering committee that will make recommendations on how best to cost-effectively serve Danville’s electric customers has been canceled due to the winter storm forecast. The next meeting is at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 2.

Posted on: February 16, 2015

Danville arranges for shelters, warming centers due to winter storm

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The City of Danville has arranged for various agencies to provide shelters and warming centers to be available due to the winter storm. If you need shelter, call the non-emergency number of the city's Emergency... Read on...

Posted on: February 15, 2015

Danville Utilities restoring power service after strong winds

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Danville Utilities crews continue efforts to restore power service to customers after high winds felled trees and disrupted service Saturday and Sunday. At 5 p.m. Sunday, 150 customers remained without power.

High winds... Read on...

Posted on: February 15, 2015

Courthouse closed Monday for Presidents Day.

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The James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observance of Presidents Day. The Municipal Building and all other city offices will be open, and city services will operate as normal. The courthouse will reopen Tuesday.

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Speaker highlights North Carolina relations program

Wanda Allen-Abraha

Members of Danville United Community Relations Coalition heard from a group that has had a 35-year head start on working toward having a more inclusive, welcoming community for a diverse population at its meeting Thursday night.

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

City sees odd taste, odor in drinking water subside

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UPDATE POSTED 4 P.M. FRIDAY: City of Danville water treatment plant operators began Friday adding carbon to the city’s treatment process, and as a result, the odd taste and odor in the drinking water leaving the plant has... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

City reopens Piedmont Drive at Riverside Drive following repairs

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UPDATE POSTED AT 4 P.M. FRIDAY: Both lanes of Piedmont Drive at Riverside Drive were reopened at 4 p.m. Friday. Motorists, however, are urged to slow down and proceed with caution due to lane modifications.

A Public Works... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

Danville seeks proposals for W. Townes Lea, Glenwood schools

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The city of Danville has issued a request for proposals for adaptive re-use and development of the shuttered W. Townes Lea and Glenwood schools. W. Townes Lea school closed in 2012; and Glenwood school, in 2013.

The bid... Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2015

City officials welcome Zaxby's to Danville

Zaxby's ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 9, 2015

Mayor Sherman Saunders and city council members joined other local officials in a formal ceremony Monday to welcome Zaxby’s as the latest restaurant addition to Danville. The store at Coleman MarketPlace is the first corporate Zaxby's in Virginia.

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

Competition launched to lure commercial business to The Continental

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The Danville Office of Economic Development and developers of The Continental have launched a competition that will give the right business up to $50,000 in capital and favorable lease terms for the ground floor of the lofts project at 610 Craghead St.

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Posted on: February 6, 2015

Voting opens on Danville Art Trail

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The all-new Danville Art Trail will be unveiled this spring and will feature seven pieces of art displayed for 18 months in various locations throughout the city. Five of the seven pieces have been selected by a jury, voting... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2015

City's economic development director plans presentation to Chamber

Telly Tucker

Danville's director of economic development, Telly Tucker, will share his vision for the city’s economic growth when he speaks at Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce's breakfast on Feb. 25 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Danville seeks vendors for home improvement expo

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The City of Danville is seeking qualified vendors and tradesmen to participate in a home maintenance and landscaping expo scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 2, at the Community Market.

This expo will kick... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Danville announces ‘text to 911’ option for emergency help

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The Danville Emergency Communications Center today announced the availability of “text to 911,” a new option for residents and visitors who need to reach the city’s emergency dispatchers for help when they are unable to make... Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Council accepts land donation to extend Riverwalk Trail

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Danville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept 3.5 acres of land donated by The Daniel Group in order to extend the Riverwalk Trail from the north end of the Robertson Bridge to Advance Street. The trail... Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Independent review addresses city’s electric utility operations

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An independent review presented Monday concluded that, overall, the City of Danville electric utility management and operations are “well run” despite recent challenges. In addition, the review predicted that decisions made... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2015

NASCAR officially inducts Wendell Scott into Hall of Fame

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Danville native son Wendell Scott was officially inducted Friday night into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, with son Franklin Scott proudly proclaiming, “It is my hope and desire that tonight will serve as inspiration and... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Pickleball sweeps Danville

Pickleball, the fastest growing baby boomer sport in the nation, has taken the Danville region by storm. Danville has five new outdoor pickleball courts, and for winter play, the city now has 15 indoor courts available at different times of the week.

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

Committee discuses electric service strengths, weaknesses

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The steering committee that will make recommendations on how best to cost-effectively serve Danville’s electric customers discussed on Tuesday the strengths and weaknesses of the current electric operations.

Among the... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Cabin Fever Music Series kicks off Friday at Community Market

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The new Cabin Fever Music Series will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Community Market. The first show in the Americana, blues and eclectic acoustic music series will feature The Harwell Grice Band. Roy Norton and Jay... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Inside lanes closed as Riverside Drive turning lane project continues

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UPDATE POSTED TUESDAY, JAN. 27: The Riverside Drive turning lane project continues this week. The contract crew currently is working in the median near Cambridge Drive. The inside travel lanes – both eastbound and westbound... Read on...


Danville, VA Police Activity Report

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Posted on: January 22, 2013

(IBR) Incident Based Reporting

What is Incident Based Reporting? The NIBRS is an incident-based reporting system in which agencies collect data on each single crime occurrence.The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the... Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

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
Posted on: February 24, 2015

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... Read on...

Warrant list in PDF format
Posted on: February 24, 2015

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
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Arrest Photos

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

Arrest Photos in PDF format

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases

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Posted on: February 25, 2015

02-25-15 Solicitation of Minor Arrest

A Danville man is in jail for soliciting a juvenile via text message.

Monday morning the Danville Police Department was contacted regarding improper texts being sent to a minor. The investigation revealed that the suspect... Christopher Isler

Christopher Isler
Posted on: February 25, 2015

02-25-15 Sexual Assault

The Danville Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect in a sexual assault that occurred this morning.

Shortly after 10:00 am this morning, a 51-year-old Danville resident reported... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Please disregard the previous media release sent out today February 23, 2015

Please disregard the previous media release sent out today February 23, 2015 that was titled
January 22, 2015 Attempted Robbery. This is a previous release that was forwarded inadvertently during a test of new program.

Posted on: February 13, 2015

02-13-15 Driver in Crash Charged

A Pelham North Carolina man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a traffic crash that occurred at approximately 1:40am on 02-13-15 at the intersection of Piedmont Drive and Riverside Drive.... James Randy Kennon

James Randy Kennon
Posted on: February 13, 2015

02-13-15 Road Closure

On 2-13-15 at 12:40 AM, Danville Police Department officers were dispatched to the overpass on Riverside Drive at Piedmont Drive in reference to a single vehicle crash. The single vehicle crash resulted in heavy damage to... Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

02-09-15 Runaway Juvenile Located

On 02-08-15 reported 15 year old Danville runaway Aniya Randleman was located safe and unharmed in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Danville Police were notified by a Randleman family member on 02-08-15 that Aniya was at the... Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2015

01-26-15 Firearm possession by juveniles.

Danville Police School Resource Officers charged 2 juveniles today with possession of a firearm at Westwood Middle School. Today at approximately 7:10am a School Resource Officer observed several male juveniles in the school... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

01-25-15 Shooting

On 01-24-15 at approximately 10:58 pm officers responded to the 300 block of Walker Street in reference to a shooting. Responding officers discovered a Danville resident suffering from a gunshot wound to the right side of... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

01-22-15 Robbery

On 01-22-15 at approximately 8:18 pm officers responded to the 400 block of Wooding Avenue in reference to a robbery. A Danville resident stated he was exiting his vehicle when he was physically assaulted and robbed by two... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

01-22-15 Robbery

On 01-21-15 at approximately 10:26 pm, the victim reports that he was in the 100 block of Pleasant View Ave. when a black male known to him only as "Quentin" pulled his back pack off and punched him with his fist on... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

01-22-15 Attempted Robbery

On 01-21-15 at approximately 10:10 pm, the clerk at the Sunrise Store at 760 Westover Drive reported that two males entered the store brandishing handguns. A customer told the suspects to "put them guns up" and they... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

01-20-15 Shooting

At approximately 1:00pm today, Danville Police officers and Rescue personnel responded to a report of shots being fired on Garland Street. Officers located a male victim on Garland Street suffering from a single gunshot... Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2015

01-19-15 Felony Assault / Grand Larceny

On 01-18-2015 at approximately 3:57 pm, police and EMS responded to a home in the 500 block of Henry Street in reference to a felonious assault and grand larceny. The victim was transported to the Danville Regional Medical... Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2015

01-18-15 Unattended Death

On 01-18-2015 at approximately 3:40 pm, police and EMS responded to the 100 block of Oakwood Circle in reference to a deceased male lying on the front porch of the residence. A neighbor returning home from work noticed the... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

01-14-15 Shoot Into Occupied Dwelling

On 01-13-15 at approximately 11:50 PM the Danville Police Department responded to the 400 block of Harrison St. in reference to a complaint of gunshots in the area. When police arrived they discovered that a house in the 400... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

01-13-15 Bank Surveillance Photos.

Please help the Danville Police Department identity the suspects from the American National Bank robbery yesterday. The suspect images were captured from the bank surveillance video.

Anyone with information about this... Bank Surveillance Video Pictures

Bank Surveillance Video Pictures
Posted on: January 12, 2015

01-12-15 Bank Robbery

Today at approximately 12:57pm Danville Police officers responded to an alarm at American National Bank on South Boston Road. As officers were responding Dispatch received confirmation that the bank had been robbed. The... Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2015

01-10-15 Malicious Wounding

On 1-10-15 at approximately 7:00 PM police units responded to the 100 block of Walker Street in reference to a reported assault. Upon arrival, officers received information that someone had been stabbed. While police units... Jasmine Lashell Cardwell

Jasmine Lashell Cardwell
Posted on: January 9, 2015

01-9-15 Vehicle Crash

Crews are working to clear a roadway following the overturn of a tractor trailer early this morning.

At approximately 4:45 am Police and Fire personnel responded to the the exit ramp from westbound South Boston Rd. going... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

01-08-15 Accidental Shooting

On 01-08-15 at approximately 12:01 am Danville Police responded to the 100 block of Swanson Street in reference to a shooting. Responding officers discovered a juvenile male Danville resident suffering from a gunshot wound... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

01-06-15 Shooting

Danville Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 17-year-old to the hospital this afternoon.

At approximately 2:57 pm today Police and EMS personnel responded to a residence in the 1400 block of North Main St. for... Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2014

12-29-14 Robbery

On 12-28-14 at 10:15PM a delivery driver from a Danville restaurant reported that he was delivering food to the 100 block of Gray St. when he was approached by four individuals. One of the subjects produced a handgun and... Read on...

Posted on: December 25, 2014

12-24-14 Shooting

Danville Police responded to a shots fired call in the 1100 block of Washington St. this afternoon.

At approximately 3:28 P.M. Danville Police responded to the 1100 block of Washington St. in regards to a shots fired call... Read on...

Posted on: December 25, 2014

12-24-14 Vehicle Crash

At approximately 11:55 AM Police, Fire, and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Poplar St. and North Ridge St. for a report of a motor vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed a 2000 Nissan Altima 4 door... Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2014

12-22-14 Robbery

On December 22, 2014 at approximately 7:12 PM officers responded to a robbery call at the BB and T Bank after hour deposit located at 125 Collins Drive. An employee from another business was making a night deposit when one... Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2014

12-21-14 Shooting

On December 21, 2014 at approximately 7:49 PM, officers responded to the 1400 Block of South Boston Road in reference to someone being shot. The 29-year-old male victim who was a Danville resident was driven to Danville... Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2014

12-19-14 Shooting

On December 19, 2014 at approximately 11:23 PM, officers responded to the 100 Block of Cumberland Drive in reference to someone being shot. Officers located a 19-year-old male victim lying on the side of the street suffering... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2014

12-06-14 Homicide

A Danville man is in jail facing murder charges following the death of a man earlier today.

At approximately 11:38 am this morning, Police and EMS personnel responded to a residence in the 200 block of Ash St. for a... Johnathon Blake Landrum

Johnathon Blake Landrum
Posted on: November 27, 2014

11-26-14 Robbery

On 11-26-14 at approximately 11:45 pm Danville Police responded to a reported robbery at the Citgo 2434 N. Main St. The 23 year old clerk stated as she was closing the store a male subject came into the store wielding a... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2014

11-25-14 Robbery

On 11-25-14 at 7:02 pm police units responded to Loan Max located at 2626 Riverside Drive for a reported robbery. A 52-year-old female employee stated she was leaving the business when 2 male subjects approached her from the... Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2014

11-24-14 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a child's death as a homicide.

Shortly after 9:00 pm last Thursday evening, Fire and EMS responded to a residence in the 100 block of West Woodlawn Dr. for a report of... Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2014

11-19-14 Grand Larceny Indictments

A Danville Grand Jury on Friday indicted three former City of Danville Utilities employees for grand larceny.

Benjamin Paul Hairfield, age 41, of Martinsville was arrested Monday for two counts of grand larceny. Marshall... Hairfield Wilkerson Booth

Hairfield Wilkerson Booth
Posted on: November 16, 2014

11-16-14 Traffic Crash

At approximately 12:15 am on 11-16-14, officers and EMS responded to a vehicle crash just east of South Boston Rd. and Cain Creek Blvd. According to witnesses, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by John Gordon of Danville, was... Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2014

11-15-14 Malicious Wounding

On November 15, 2014 at approximately 6:30 pm, officers responded to the 1400 block of Abbott St. in reference to someone being shot. Officers located a 15-year-old male victim at the intersection of Abbott St. and Locust St... Read on...

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... David Dwayne Dabbs

David Dwayne Dabbs
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... John Joseph Beckelheimer

John Joseph Beckelheimer
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... Read on...

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... Read on...


Utilities

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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Contract crews assist city in restoring service

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UPDATE AT 3:15 P.M. THURSDAY: As of 3 p.m., service has been restored to about half of the customers who experienced a power outage. An estimated 1,000 customers remain without power. Crews will work through the night until... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Danville continues carbon treatment due to algae blooms

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City of Danville water treatment plant operators continue to add carbon to the treatment process due to the presence of algae blooms in the Dan River, the source of the city’s drinking water.

Plant operators began adding... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Danville Utilities receives second peak alert, asks customers to conserve

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Danville Utilities has received a second peak power alert from the regional authority that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity. The alert covers two time periods.

The first period will be from 7 a.m. to 10 a... Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2015

City cancels today's electric utility study committee meeting

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Monday’s scheduled meeting of the steering committee that will make recommendations on how best to cost-effectively serve Danville’s electric customers has been canceled due to the winter storm forecast. The next meeting is at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 2.

Posted on: February 15, 2015

Danville Utilities restoring power service after strong winds

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Danville Utilities crews continue efforts to restore power service to customers after high winds felled trees and disrupted service Saturday and Sunday. At 5 p.m. Sunday, 150 customers remained without power.

High winds... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

City sees odd taste, odor in drinking water subside

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UPDATE POSTED 4 P.M. FRIDAY: City of Danville water treatment plant operators began Friday adding carbon to the city’s treatment process, and as a result, the odd taste and odor in the drinking water leaving the plant has... Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Independent review addresses city’s electric utility operations

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An independent review presented Monday concluded that, overall, the City of Danville electric utility management and operations are “well run” despite recent challenges. In addition, the review predicted that decisions made... Read on...



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