News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2018

Structure fire

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure
fire at 126 Burwood Place this morning at 6:19 am. Crews arrived at 6:21 am andfound moderate smoke coming from the front of a medium sized 1-story house. Engine
5’s crew pulled ...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: June 20, 2018

City Council OKs budget for next fiscal year

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

City Council voted Tuesday evening to adopt a budget that maintains basic city services and programs, provides enhanced benefits for public safety employees, and invests additional money in crime reduction initiatives, public schools and projects designed...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Tickets available for Sun of a Beach concert

Sun of a Beach Cover logo

Tickets remain available for the Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Sun of a Beach concert that will be held Saturday, June 23, at the Carrington Pavilion.

The concert features the beach music stylings of the Band of Oz, Jim Quick and Coastline, Steve Ow...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Chef at the Market continues on Saturday

Farmers' Market logo

The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, June 23, with local chef Dustin Haberer, owner of Nana Karen’s Cruisin Kitchen, preparing on site recipes made from fresh foods found at the Farmers' Market.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and e...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Change in fireworks show to affect traffic patterns

Fireworks show

Citizens can expect temporary changes in traffic patterns downtown on Wednesday, July 4, as the City prepares for its annual fireworks display.

“This year we have changed the location of where we will shoot off fireworks in hopes of providing a b...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, June 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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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Danville Utilities receives peak power alert

Danville Utilities sign on building

Danville Utilities is requesting that its electric customers conserve power from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20, because of a peak alert issued by its wholesale power supplier.

A peak alert is not a notice of ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Children’s Festival will offer new attractions

Childrens Festival 2018 logo

The Danville Children’s Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Carrington Pavilion. The event will feature interactive arts and entertainment. Explore new ideas, see stories come to life or discover the artist ...

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Frequently Asked Questions.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Riverwalk Trail detour in place behind Public Works

PlayDanville logo

Trail users can expect a detour along the Riverwalk Trail behind Public Works and Danville Parks and Recreation is asking everyone to obey all signage.

For the next few weeks, construction crews will be repairing a section of the trail damaged in a previou...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Thermal cameras, energy monitors ready for loan

Danville Utilities sign on building

Danville Utilities, in partnership with the Danville Public Library, is making available thermal imaging cameras and energy usage monitors to help customers see their way to saving on monthly cooling and heating bills.

The cameras and monitors are availabl...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Voting underway for new pieces on Art Trail

Jim Gallucci Koi Bench

Once again, Danville Parks and Recreation is seeking input on the new pieces that will comprise the 2018 Danville Art Trail in an online vote.

Recently, a jury comprised of several community members and professional artists selected seven new pieces to be ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Harvest Jubilee unveils summer concert series

Danville Harvest Jubilee logo

Danville Harvest Jubilee recently announced this year’s concert lineup, which will kick off at the Carrington Pavilion on June 23 with the Sun of a Beach show.

Additional concerts include Jam on the Dan featuring Black Stone Cherry on July 14, Ea...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Police: Can YOU SEE your house numbers?

Police logo

Can YOU SEE your house numbers on your mailbox and/or house? When you have lived at the same address for a number of years, you rarely pay any attention to your house numbers (address). For Police officers, EMS and Fire that may be responding to your hous...

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More public safety tips.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Public library to hold summer reading kickoff

Exterior photo of main branch of the Danville Public Library

The Danville Public Library will celebrate the start of its summer reading challenge with a kickoff party at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at the library. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere.”

The party will inclu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2018

City names gang violence prevention coordinator

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

City Manager Ken Larking today announced that Robert David Sr., a juvenile court counselor in Rockingham, N.C., has been selected as the City’s first youth and gang violence prevention coordinator.

David, who also serves as a life and recovery co...

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Photo of Robert David Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Milling, paving continues on West Main Street

Rock work sign

Milling and paving operations continue this week on West Main Street from Wooding Avenue to Central Boulevard. When this section is completed, West Main Street from Tunstall Road to Memorial Drive will be resurfaced.

The work will require alternating lane ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2018

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, June 5, in a business session and two work sessions. All three sessions are open to the public.

Council's meeting will begin with a special work session at 5:30 p.m. to continue developing a budget for the next fiscal year, ...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduation

Traffic delays sign

With George Washington High School graduation ceremonies set for Saturday morning at Averett University’s north campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

The ceremony is scheduled at 10 a.m. at ...

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Danville Public Schools graduation details.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Milling, paving underway on West Main Street

Rock work sign

Milling and paving operations began today on West Main Street from Wooding Avenue to Central Boulevard and will continue this week as the weather permits. The work will require alternating lane closures.

Following completion, Main Street from Central Boule...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Police, fire to offer free child safety seat checks

Child safety seats poster 2018

Danville Police and Fire departments are partnering to provide child safety seat checks and installation from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 2, at the Community Market, which is located at 629 Craghead St. Anyone who provides transportation to children ...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

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: June 19, 2018

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: June 19, 2018

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: June 19, 2018

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: June 19, 2018

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

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Danville Police Major Graduates from FBI National Academy

Wiles FBINA graduation

Danville Police Major Chris Wiles recently attended and graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy.  The ten week academy held at Quantico, Virginia was the 272nd Session and hosted law enforcement leaders from 48 states...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Meet the Chief

A local resident has invited his neighbors and Danville PD Chief Scott Booth to a Meet the Chief event. Local resident Hakim Abdullah has scheduled a Meet the Chief event for Saturday June 23, 2018 from 1 pm - 3 pm. Chief Booth and Mr. Abdullah met today ...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2018

06-18-18 Charges Brought In Weekend Shooting

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Eric Tashawn Coleman Jr. age 26 , of Danville has been charged in connection with the shooting on Withers Rd. Sunday, June 17, 2018. 

Coleman has been charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. During the incident Coleman was wound...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Federal Charges to be announced at 1:30 pm Press Conference in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. – On Thursday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m., United States Attorney Thomas T.Cullen, Adam S. Lee Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Division, along with officialsfrom the Danville Police Department, Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, t...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

06-11-18 Wanted person arrested.

Wanted person Donte Hawkins who was the subject of an earlier Danville Police Department media release, was arrested today without incident. See Danville Police Department media release dated 6-7-18 below:

"The Danville Police Department is s...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

06-07-18 Wanted Person

DonteBruceHawkins

The Danville Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 18-year-old Donte Bruce Hawkins. 

Hawkins is currently wanted in the 5-17-18 robbery of Tobacco and More and 5-19-18 robbery in the Walgreens parking lot. Hawkins is cha...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2018

UPDATE: Emma Grace Kennedy treated and released; father charged

(UPDATE POSTED AT 4 P.M.) Seven-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy has been treated and released from Randolph Health in Asheboro, N.C. She is in the custody of her family.

Her father, Carl Ray Kennedy, has been arrested and is being held in the Randolph County,...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Emma Grace Kennedy found safe; father arrested

Seven-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy has been found safe, and her father, Carl Ray Kennedy, has been arrested.

Danville Police, FBI, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Secret Service arrested Kennedy in Randleman, N.C. He is in custody in No...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Update on abduction of Emma Grace Kennedy

The Danville Police Department, in conjunction with local, state and federal law enforcement partners, has established tip lines for the public to provide information related to the abduction of Emma Grace Kennedy. The numbers are 434-773-8318 or 434-773-...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2018

06-04-18 Updated vehicle information

06-04-18 Additional photos vehicle

Here are additional photographs from last night's abduction of 7 month- old Emma Grace Kennedy. The images show more detail of the suspect vehicle and an image of the suspect with the child. 

Please note the spare tire located on the back rear pas...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2018

06-04-18 Amber Alert update.

06-04-18 Vehicle used in abduction

Here is updated information on the suspect vehicle in last nights abduction and amber alert. Included in this release is a photograph of the suspect vehicle.

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a Gold Subaru Impreza d...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2018

05-25-18 Additional arrests made in 2017 homicide.

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A Danville man was arrested today on three felony indictments.

Brian Lamont Terry 18, was arrested today on felony indictments handed down by a Danville grand jury. 

Terry was arrested on the following charges:

Attempted first degree murder...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2018

05-25-18 Heavy Traffic Alert

With graduation ceremonies set for Friday, May 25th,
and Saturday, May 26th, at Averett University’s North Campus, theDanville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the
area.

Tunstall High School will hold a commencem...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2018

05-24-18 Homicide Indictments

Yesterday a Danville grand jury issued the following felony indictmens on Diairion Marqui Davis:

1st degree murder in violation of Virginia State Code 18.2-32.

Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in violation of Virginia State Code 18.2-53.1.

Poss...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

05-19-18 Robbery

On 5-19-18 at approx. 1142AM officers responded to areported robbery from a person at 401 S. Main St ( the parking lot of
Walgreens).  
A 26 year old femaleDanville resident reported she was in the parking lot when she was approached...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

05-18-18 Robbery Arrests

Grill Robbery Suspects

Arrests have been made in an armed robbery that occurred earlier this week.

Shortly after the robbery call came in Wednesday afternoon regarding The Grill restaurant on Watson Street, Patrol Officers quickly located a vehicle in the 800 block of Stokes Str...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

05-18-18 Robbery

Tobacco and More Suspect 1

At approximately 6:02 pm yesterday afternoon, Danville Police responded to Tobacco and More located on Franklin Turnpike for a report of a robbery. 

The victim reported that two males dressed in black and wearing hoodies entered the store. One was...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Community Engagement Walk

Comm Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk Thursday afternoon May 17, 2018 in the neighborhood adjacent to North Main St and Moffett St. and in the vicinity of the Woodrow Wilson ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2018

05-16-18 Robbery

Today at approximately 1:49pm Danville Police responded to "The Grill" at 116 Watson Street in reference to a reported robbery. 

Once on the scene officers spoke to a store employee who stated 3 black males wearing masks had entered the ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2018

05-14-18 Homicide Update

DiairionMarquiDavis

As part of the ongoing investigation into the shooting death of Arthur OBrian Anderson this morning, a warrant for possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon was obtained for 30-year-old Diairion Marqui Davis, of Reidsville, NC. Davis is a perso...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2018

05-14-18 Homicide victim identified.

The victim from today's early morning homicide has been identified as 31 year-year old Arthur Obrian Anderson of Semora North Carolina.  

This morning at approximately 2:33am Danville Police received an emergency call that a person was ly...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2018

05-14-18 Homicide

This morning at approximately 2:33am Danville Police received an emergency call that a person was lying in the street in the 200 block of Rocklawn Ave. When officers arrived they discovered a male lying in the roadway suffering from an injury consistent w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2018

05-07-18 Wanted Person Arrested

Colby Stefan Deshazo was arrested on May 4. He is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. 

The investigation of the April 20th shooting and incendiary device incident at the Astoria Hotel located on Piney Forest Rd. remains u...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

05-03-18 Wanted Person

ColbyDeshazo

The Danville Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating 27-year-old Colby Stefan Deshazo. He is currently wanted for violating a protective order. Deshazo is also being sought for questioning regarding the April 20th shooting and ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Criminal Identity Theft Incident

Brain Lamont Terry Jr

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating a criminal identity theft incident that occurred during the month of April. The Weekly Arrest Report and Arrest Photos Report posted May 01, 2018 have been republished due to an ongoing investigati...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Free Community Shred Event

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The Danville Police Department has partnered with URW Community Federal Credit Union and Commonwealth Document Management to bring area residents the opportunity to protect against ID Theft and rid their homes of excess paperwork. This FREE event is open ...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

05-01-18 Operation Blue Thunder

On 04-23-18, Danville Police Investigators presented evidence to a Danville grand jury involving an ongoing investigation into drug sales, drug and weapon possession and pornography. This joint investigation in partnership with the ATF began in July of 20...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back event set for Saturday April 28 from 10 until 2

Don't Be the Dealer

Danville VA – On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Danville Police Department, the Danville Sheriffs Office, and the Regional Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention will participate in the  Drug Enforcement Administration 1...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Improvised incendiary devices used at local motel.

At approximately 9:24 am today Danville Police Officers were called to 1030 Piney Forest Road in reference to a car fire and shots fired. The employee at 1030 Piney Forest Rd. had called to report that a vehicle was on fire in the parking lot. When she we...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

04-17-2018 Community Engagement Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth
and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagementwalk Wednesday afternoon April 18, 2018 in the Old West End neighborhood. This
will be the third such walk in a planned series spanning th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

04-13-18 Wanted Person

RayshawnWa-heimBennett

In the interest of public safety, the Danville Police Department is releasing the following juvenile charge information. This week, charges for conspiracy to commit 1st degree murder, attempted 1st degree murder, and use of a firearm in the commission of ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Police seek assistance from the public in stolen vehicle incident

Photo Collage - Stolen Vehicle - Suspect Vehicle 2 unknown suspects

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle theft incident that occurred on April 2, 2018 at an area gas station. The reporting party stepped inside the gas station to pay for a fuel purchase leaving the keys in the vehicle. ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

04-11-18 Officers Identified

In accordance with Danville Police Department
policy, the officers previously placed on administrative assignment following Sunday’sofficer involved shooting of Juan Markee Jones, have now been identified.
Officer Christopher S. Simpkins and Officer D...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2018

04-10-18 Chief Booth to release body-worn footage.

Danville
Police Chief Scott Booth will hold a press conference today at 2:45 pm in thePolice Line Up room.<_o3a_p>

In order to
dispel misinformation and rumor, circulating within the community and on socialmedia about an officer involved shooting that occurr...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2018

04-10-18 Barricaded Subject

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On 04-09-18 at approximately 7:40pm officers responded to Southern Street in reference to a report of a domestic assault. Once officers arrived on the scene they spoke with the 27 year old female victim who was outside of the residence. The victim told re...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

04-09-18 Officer Involved Shooting Update.

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth on Monday urged the
community not rush to judgement about rumors and social media commentsregarding an officer involved shooting Sunday morning on Sunset Drive. <_o3a_p>

“No Police officer wants to use deadly force no...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2018

04-08-18 Officer Involved Shooting

At approximately 1:02 a.m., on April 8, 2018, Danville Police Officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of North Main Street for a report of a domestic assault in the parking lot of a commercial business. As the officers were en route to the North Main S...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2018

04-06-18 Wanted person

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A Danville man is currently wanted in connection with a recent shooting incident at a local business on April 5th, 2018. Amar Amonte Wilson age 19 is wanted on a felony charge of: Shooting into an occupied vehicle in violation of Virginia State Code 18.2-...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2018

04-05-18 Shooting

Danville Police responded to a shots fired call at Sheetz
3425 Riverside Drive this morning.<_o3a_p>

At approximately 12:46am, the Danville Police Departmentresponded to a shots fired call Sheetz 3425 Riverside Drive. There was a 18 year old female and...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2018

04-05-18 Wanted person arrested.

A man wanted on felony charges by the Danville Police Department has been arrested.

Today at approximately 4:15pm Marcus Maurice Hunt was taken into custody without incident at the Danville Police Department. He is currently being housed at the Danville Ci...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Danville Man wanted in connection with a shooting incident

Marcus Maurice Hunt

A Danville Man is currently wanted in connection with a recent shooting incident at a local restaurant on March 29, 2018. Marcus Maurice Hunt age 31 is wanted on charges of: Malicious Wounding in violation of VA State Code 18.2-51.2 and Use of a Firearm i...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

03-29-18 Additional Charges Brought in Overnight Shooting

Watkins Clark

Two additional men have been charged in an overnight shooting. 

Additional charges have been brought in the shooting incident in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot early this morning. Ricus Shawmel Watkins, age 25 and Akira Jammal Clark, age 30 ha...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

03-29-18 Charges Brought in Overnight Shooting

Hunt Johnson

Two men have been charged in an overnight shooting. 

Charges have been brought in the shooting incident at Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot that sent two men to the hospital. Marcus Maurice Hunt, age 31 and Joshua Lashawn Johnson, age 27 ha...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

03-29-18 Shooting

Today at approximately 12:47 AM, Danville Police responded
to a call of shots fired at Buffalo Wild Wings at 3415 Riverside Drive. 

<_o3a_p>At 12:47 AM, Danville Police responded to Buffalo Wild Wings at 3415 Riverside Drive in reference to shots fired. ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2018

03-29-18 Seeking information

03-28-18 Vehicle Image

The Danville Police Department is asking the community for help with providing any information about the vehicle or its occupant(s) depicted in the image attached to this release.

This vehicle was in the area of Holbrook Street and Gay Street during the ti...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

03-19-2018 Community Engagement Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and other police staff will hold a community engagement walk Thursday afternoon March 22, 2018 in the neighborhoods adjacent to GLH Johnson Elementary School.

The walk will begin at 2 p.m. at the picnic shelter located on ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2018

03-18-18 Third Homicide Suspect Arrested

A third man has been arrested in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr. 

Danville Police arrested Dashaun Lamar Trent yesterday evening in the 300 block of Gray St. without incident. Trent was indicted by a special grand jury on Mar...

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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

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Utilities

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Danville Utilities receives peak power alert

Danville Utilities sign on building

Danville Utilities is requesting that its electric customers conserve power from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20, because of a peak alert issued by its wholesale power supplier.

A peak alert is not a notice of ...

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Utilities
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Thermal cameras, energy monitors ready for loan

Danville Utilities, in partnership with the Danville Public Library, is making available thermal imaging cameras and energy usage monitors to help customers see their way to saving on monthly cooling and heating bills.

The cameras and monitors are availabl...

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Utilities