News Flash

Posted on: February 3, 2019

Danville Fire Department responds to a reported structure fire at 1079 Halifax Rd..

Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1079 Halifax Rd at approximately 1:30 pm this afternoon. Upon arrival units found heavy smoke pushing from around the roof line. Units were able to quickly verify that the structure was un...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Vehicle Strikes Apartment Building

The Danville Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle striking a building in the 100 block of Levelton Street.

Engine 3 arrived on scene to find a single vehicle had run into a two story apartment building causing structural damage to th...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Danville Fire Department Responds to a reported structure fire at 423 Melrose Dr..

Danville Fire Department Responded  to a reported structure fire at 423 Melrose Dr. just before 10 am this morning.Upon arrival crews found a two story residential structure with smoke and flames showing from the attached garage. Crews made an in...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: February 18, 2019

City prepares for wintry mix snow, sleet and ice

Winter weather advisory map

UPDATE POSTED AT 10:45 A.M. MONDAY: The Public Works Department is pretreating main thoroughfares today because of a wintry mix that is expected to begin this evening and continue overnight.

According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Servic...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 19, 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: February 14, 2019

Courthouse to close for Presidents Day

Exterior photo of James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse)

(Posted Thursday, Feb. 14) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, for the Presidents 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: February 13, 2019

Danville Transit debuts Black history bus wrap

Black History Bus Wrap - Passenger Side

In observance of Black History Month, the Danville Transit System has placed in service a bus wrap that celebrates Black history over a 150-year period.

The concept for Danville’s bus wrap is similar to the Corpus Christi (Texas) Transit System’s 2018 Blac...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Saturday

Cabin Fever Music Series logo

Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series will resume Saturday, Feb. 9, with Matt Boswell and The HBB bringing their bluegrass and country music sound to the stage at the Community Market.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Stage time for Matt Boswel...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Damage report deadline nears for organizations

Storm cleanup image

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible private non-profit organizations (PNPs) in Virginia of the Feb. 19 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by Tropical Storm Michael, which occurred Oct. 9 -16....

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Police chief announces promotion of 10 officers

Police Department logo

Police Chief Scott Booth today promoted 10 officers to the ranks of captain, lieutenant, sergeant and corporal, saying that as new leaders they will take the Police Department to “where we haven’t been before as an organization and as ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Property survey set for DCC area on Saturday

Danville Neighborhood Development Corp. logo

The Danville Neighborhood Development Corporation (DNDC) on Saturday, Feb. 2, will survey property in the neighborhood surrounding Danville Community College. The survey marks the first step toward developing a revitalization plan for the area.

The neighbo...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, 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 loc...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2019

New center to assist advanced manufacturers

Rendering of Center for Manufacturing Advancement

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research today announced plans to build a 51,250-square-foot Center for Manufacturing Advancement to assist advanced manufacturers to establish or expand their presence here.

Full news release... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Flu shots to be offered at Community Market

Community Market exterior photo

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special dispensing clinic on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St.

A limited supply of free influenza vaccine will be availabl...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Department’s call volume sets record

Fire Department logo

The Fire Department responded last year to a record 8,411 calls – an increase that was due in part to Tropical Storm Michael that came through the area in October.

The average number of calls per day was 23.04, but call volume reached 109 calls o...

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

City homeowners can apply for dehumidifiers

Exterior photo of The Center for Housing Education on Franklin Street

Danville homeowners who still need to rid their house from moisture following Tropical Storm Michael can apply for a free dehumidifier. Applications will be taken from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Center for Housing Education. The center ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

City schedules meetings on regional bus service

Danville Transit buses

The Danville Transit System will hold two public information meetings on Monday, Jan. 28, about proposed regional bus service for Pittsylvania and Halifax counties. The purpose of these meetings is to obtain public input on the proposed bus service, which...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

City Council will meet with School Board

Exterior photo of Galileo_Magnet_High_School,_Danville

(Posted Monday, Jan. 21) City Council will meet with the School Board in a special joint work session this week. The joint meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. at Galileo Magnet School on Ridge Street.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: February 19, 2019

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: February 19, 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: February 19, 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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Warrant list in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: February 19, 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: February 9, 2019

02-09-2019 Shooting suspect arrested

Moore

Danville Police arrested Matthew Dustin Moore on 2-9-2019 at approximately 1:30 AM in the 1300 blk. of Piney Forest Rd.  He was arrested without incident and is being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.  The investigation is ac...

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

02-08-2019 Downing Dr. homicide update

Jones, Ant

Antwain Maurice Jones, age 34, of Culpeper VA, was arrested on February 7, 2019 on the outstanding possession of a firearm by a convicted felon warrant.  He was arrested without incident in Gregg County, Texas by the U.S. Marshals Service. &n...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2019

02-07-2019 Shooting (Update)

moore

UPDATE 2-8-2019

Police located the red Chevrolet pickup truck with VA tag VDK-4277.  Moore remains at large.  

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Danville Police responded to 1307 S. Boston Rd. a...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

1-31-19 Danville Police Department Promotions

The Danville Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony Thursday, January 31st at 3:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, on the 4th floor of the Municipal Building located at 427 Patton Street, Danville, Virginia 24540. Due to several retirements of ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

01-17-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 01/17/2019 in the Windsor Heights neighborhood. This will be the first such walk of 2019 and the department’s twelfth w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2019

01-10-2019 Wanted person arrested

Mugshot of Brandon Marcha Jones

Brandon Marcha Jones, Age 27, of Danville VA, turned himself in to the Danville Police Department and was served with the outstanding warrant for felony possession of drugs.  He posted bond and was released. 

Antwain Maurice Jones, Age 34...

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

01-03-2019 Neglect Related Charges

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Charges have been brought in an August 2018 elder neglect case.

On 8-11-18 at approximately 9:51 pm, Danville Police and the Danville Life Saving Crew responded to a residence in the 100 block of Park Ave. for a report of a female in cardiac arrest. Doroth...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 26, 2018

12-26-18 Danville Police Department Promotions

The Danville Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony tomorrow December 27th at 3:00pm at the auditorium of the O. Trent Bonner Middle School located at 300 Apollo Avenue Danville Virginia 24540. Due to the retirement of several senior level membe...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2019

12-23-18 Homicide victim identified

Mugshots of Brandon Jones and Antwain Jones

The Danville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at about 3:09 a.m. in the 400 block of Downing Drive.  Officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. 

The 31-year-old male died of his injuries and has been ide...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2018

12-23-18 Homicide

This morning at approximately 3:09 a.m. Danville Police responded to the 400 block of Downing Drive in reference to shots being fired. When officers arrived they discovered two victims of apparent gunshot related wounds at the residence.

One victim, a 23-y...

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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