Posted on: November 18, 2017

Building Fire 231 South Ridge Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a working fire at
231 South Ridge Street at 07:17:27 this morning. The occupancy at this locationis Heritage Towers Apartments. Fire units from Lynn Street Station, Industrial
Avenue Station, and the Airport S...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2017

House Fire at 175 White Street

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on November 2, 2017 at 4:15 am. Apparatus arrived at 4:18 am to find a small one-story house with heavy smoke coming from the front door and fire rolling out of a back window. The first arriv...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

Posted on: November 17, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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We have another big weekend ahead! Cheer on the GW Eagles in football playoff action Friday night as they look to knock off defending state champion Salem High School and advance to the region finals.

Friday night also features two theater productions, wit...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2017

December on the Dan holiday events set

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Danville Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the River District Association, recently launched a new marketing effort promoting holiday events in Danville called December on the Dan. The event listing will appear in various advertising venues and on...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Holiday Bazaar to feature more than 100 vendors

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Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the annual Holiday Bazaar. The show will feature more than 100 vendor booths displaying home-baked goods, handmade crafts, wine, honey, meats, wreaths and late season produce.

The event is held at the C...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 11, 2017

Realtors, Post 1097 hand house keys to veteran

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A fully renovated home that sits on Dallas Avenue in the Schoolfield community now belongs to a former Marine and Afghanistan war veteran who served nearly 10 years before suffering a traumatic brain injury.

The keys and deed were handed over to Charles Ed...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2017

City Council seeks money for three street projects

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City Council last night adopted a series of resolutions requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation allow unspent money previously allocated to Danville to be used for three projects.

The projects are as follows:

• Street and sidewalk impr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2017

City urges continuation of historic tax credits

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Danville City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to adopt a resolution urging President Donald Trump and Congress to keep the Federal Historic Tax Credit Program, which encourages the redevelopment of historic and abandoned buildings.

In Danville alo...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Police officers taking part in ‘No Shave November’

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During the month of November, you may notice some Danville Police officers wearing a little more facial hair than normal. 

The Police Department will be allowing officers to participate in "No Shave November" sponsored by the Fraternal O...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

Xanadu poster

What a weekend ahead! Cheer on the GW Eagles in football playoff action Friday night as they look to avenge their only loss of the season against Amherst County and advance to the region semifinals.

Friday night also marks the opening night of two theater ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2017

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, 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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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Courthouse will be closed Friday for Veterans Day

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(Posted Tuesday, Nov. 7) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, for the Veterans Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Mayor’s committee seeks ways to engage youths

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A mayor’s committee that is focusing on how best to engage youths in Danville wants to take a look a models used successfully by other cities.

That approach was the consensus of the Mayor’s Committee on Youth following much debate at it...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

Veterans Day parade photo

The weekend offers several events from which to choose, beginning on Friday with the Science Center’s Science After Dark and ending Sunday with the annual Veterans Parade.

SCIENCE AFTER DARK

When: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday

Where: Danville Science Center, 67...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Patton Street project moves to next phase

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The Patton Street storm water drainage project is expected to move to its second phase this week. During this phase, South Market Street will be closed. Patton Street will remain closed to through traffic, with northbound traffic detoured onto Court Stree...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2017

'Take-back Day’ nets more than 250 pounds of meds

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Danville Police are pleased with the turnout at Saturday’s prescription drug “Take-back Day.” A total of 267.8 pounds of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs were collected.

The event was held in the parking lot of Kare Pha...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2017

City Parks and Recreation receives three awards

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Danville Parks and Recreation received three awards during the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society’s 63rd Annual Conference last week; Best New Program, Best New Renovation and Best Promotional Effort.

“As always, we are very proud to...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Halloween to be observed on Tuesday, Oct. 31

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Halloween trick-or-treating in Danville will be observed on Tuesday, Oct. 31. With that date fast approaching, the Danville Police Department urges citizens to prepare for the activity so that children enjoy the boo, and avoid the boo-boos.

To assist in ma...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

Martinsville Speedway on race day

The weekend offers several events from which to choose, ranging from Halloween-themed events to the final Farmers’ Market of the season. Or take a short drive to Martinsville for NASCAR action.

RACE WEEKEND AT MARTINSVILLE

When: Friday, Saturday a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities sign on building

Danville Utilities is warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately. Businesses are the target.

In this scam, the businesses received a phone call from an indivi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Conference set Oct. 31 for domestic violence

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Learn more about domestic violence in communities and the laws protecting the rights of victims of domestic violence at a conference to be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Center for Housing Education at 502 Franklin St.

The event...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

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 Danville Police Department in the prio...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: November 14, 2017

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
Posted on: November 14, 2017

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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Warrant list in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: November 14, 2017

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: November 14, 2017

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 Activity Report

Posted on: November 3, 2017

11-03-18 Obstruction Charges

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A Danville man has been charged with obstructing a death investigation.

Yesterday the Danville Police Department responded to the Travel Inn on West Main St. for a report of a man found deceased. Evidence as well as interviews with witnesses and family of ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2017

11-03-17 No Shave November

During the month of November you may notice some Danville Police Officers wearing a little more facial hair than normal. 

The Danville Police Department will be allowing officers to participate in "No Shave November" sponsored by the&...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2017

11-02-17 Suicide

At approximately 4:00 pm this afternoon Danville Police responded to the Travel Inn on West Main St. for a report of a man found deceased in an outside area. Investigators and Crime Scene personnel responded to the scene to investigate. The man had what a...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2017

11-2-2017 Search warrant leads to seizure.

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On  Wednesday November 1, 2017, Danville Police Department Investigators executed a
drugs search warrant in the 800 block of Rison Street and seized the following items:

1) Approximately two ounces of cocaine in crack form with an approx...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

10-31-17 Information leads to weapons and illegal substance seizure.

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On October 31, 2017, the City of Danville Police Department served a narcotics distribution
search warrant in the 100 block of Ficklen Avenue resulting in the following seizure:
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2) Marijua...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2017

10-26-17 Social Media Hoax

Today a post was made to social media stating a Danville teen was found dead at George Washington High School.  The information associated with the headline in this post is not true. It is a hoax.   

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back Event

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Danville Virginia – On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Danville Police Department and its local community partners will participate in  the Drug Enforcement Administration’s bi-annual Prescription Take...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

10-24-17 Homicide Arrest

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On October 23, 2017, Vanessa Danielle Poteat, a 25-year-old resident of Ringgold Virginia, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the drowning death of her newborn child.  This charge is in relation to the June 12, 2016 discovery of...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

10-13-17 Threats

The Danville Police Department is investigating two incidents of threats made by an employee at Goodyear Tire and Rubber.

Tuesday the Danville Police Department responded to Goodyear Tire and Rubber regarding a threat made by an employee. This incident rem...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2017

10-06-17 Wanted Man Found Dead

A man wanted for auto theft in connection to a homicide last week has been found dead.

D'Quinnton Averon Saunders was found deceased early yesterday morning in DeKalb County, GA. He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Danville Police De...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

10-04-17 Charges Brought in Homicide

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Two teens have been charged in the shooting death of Louis Isaiah Glenn.

Yesterday, charges for conspiracy to commit murder and willfully discharge a firearm in a public place resulting in bodily injury, were brought against 18-year-old Stevie Jermaine Joh...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2017

10-01-17 Stolen Vehicle Located

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The white 2002 Chevrolet Impala bearing VA license KEU-2681 has been located. D'Quinnton Averon Saunders remains at large. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of D'Quinnton Saunders is asked to call 911, contact Danville Crime Stoppers at ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2017

09-30-17 Homicide Victim Identified

The man who was shot and killed Thursday evening has been identified as 23-year-old Louis Isaiah Glenn of Danville. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 799-6508, or via our crime tips l...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

09-29-17 Homicide Victim Identified

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The woman found on Westover Dr. this morning has been identified as 40-year-old Tiffany Denise Coleman of Keeling, VA. A vehicle belonging to her is missing and is being treated as stolen. It is described as a white 2002 Chevrolet Impala bearing VA licens...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

09-29-17 Homicide

At approximately 7:39 am this morning, Danville Police responded to Hudson's Welding on Westover Dr. for a report of suspicious conditions in the parking lot. Officers checked the area, and while they were on scene, a body was discovered in a dumpster. Th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

09-29-17 Wanted Persons Arrested

Two wanted men have been arrested.

Avis Gravett was arrested yesterday evening. Hazret Ford was arrested this morning. Both are being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. 

From release dated 9-28-17:

A man is wanted in connection to a robb...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

09-28-17 Wanted Persons

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A man is wanted in connection to a robbery that occurred yesterday morning.

Shortly after 10:00 am yesterday, an 81-year-old man reported that he was robbed at his business in the 2200 block of North Main St. The victim reported that he was working alone i...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2017

09-25-17 Death Investigation

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating the death of a 34 year old Danville resident. 

On 09-10-17 at approximately 3:15pm the Danville Police and rescue personnel responded to the 600 block of Holbrook St. in reference to a dist...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

09-22-17 Missing Person

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The Danville Police Department is investigating a missing adult.

Erica Diane Millner, age 34 of Danville was reported missing by a family member on 9-15-17. She was last seen on 9-13-17 and was operating a tan 2005 Nissan Altima 4dr., VA license VMD-3722. ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

09-15-17 Shooting

Today at approximately 1:11pm the Danville Police Department responded to the 500 block of N. Main Street in reference to a person being shot. 

After a brief search of the area officers located a 24 year old male victim in a back yard of an apartm...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

09-14-17 Motor Vehicle Crash with Fatality

At approximately 4:45pm on 09-13-17 Danville Police and rescue personnel responded to a 2 car motor vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality at 991 Mount Cross Road. 

Kelly Michelle Ferguson 46 of Pittsylvania County, was pronounced non-viable at...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

09-14-17 Aggravated Assault

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On 09/13/17 at
approximately 8:54PM Danville Police responded to the 100 block of Lynndale Dr.in ref to shots being fired. When officers arrived on the scene the...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

09-12-17 Homicide

Today at approximately 9:59am the Danville Police Department responded to the Joy Food Mart at 507 Riverside Drive in reference to someone in medical distress. Responding officers discovered a male victim behind the counter with an injury consistent with ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2017

09-10-17 Suicide

On Saturday 09-09-17 at approximately 2:04pm Danville police and emergency personnel responded to 158 Waterford Court in reference to a possible cardiac arrest. Once on the scene police discovered a male victim in the residence with an injury consistent w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

9-7-2017 Informations leads to Search Warrant

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The Danville Police Department Special Investigations Unit and Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office executed a search warrant for illegal firearms in the 9000 block of Martinsville Highway yesterday.

The warrant service led to the seizure of six firearms an...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

08-30-2017 Information leads to Search Warrant, Drug and Weapons seizure.

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In response to a citizen complaint Special Investigators of the Danville Police Department executed a search warrant for controlled substances in the 100 block of Pleasant View. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of multiple  controlled s...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

09-02-2017 Information leads to Search Warrant

Courtney Marable Cedar Place.

On Saturday, September 2 Officers of the Danville Police Department Special Investigations , Criminal Investigations, Patrol and Street Crimes units executed a search warrant in the 100 block of Cedar Place. Investigators seized cocaine, a stolen firearm ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2017

09-01-17 Breaking and Entering Arrest.

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An arrest has been made for the 08-28-17 breaking and entering of Belk Department Store. Christopher Thomas Perkins 20, of Danville was arrested without incident at a residence in Danville yesterday. Due to the swiftness of the investigation and arrest, p...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2017

08-30-17 Breaking and Entering

On 08-28-17 at approximately 4:40 am Danville Police responded to the Belk Department Store located at 325 Piedmont Drive in reference to a breaking and entering of the business. Entry appeared to have been made by breaking out both exterior and interior ...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

08-16-17 Shooting Arrest

A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting last weekend.

This afternoon Danville Police arrested 32-year-old Franklin Deron Myers Jr. He is charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of malicious wounding. Myers was arr...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2017

07-24-2017 Officer Involved Shooting

At 5:35 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Danville Police Department officers were dispatched to a residence located in the 100 block of Lawson Street on a 911 call from a female who reported that she was talking to her husband on the phone and he was armed and t...

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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

David Dwayne Dabbs Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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

John Joseph Beckelheimer Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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

Posted on: October 24, 2017

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

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Danville Utilities is warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately. Businesses are the target.

In this scam, the businesses received a phone call from an indivi...

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