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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases

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Posted on: March 31, 2014

03-31-14 School Bus Crash

A vehicle crash involving a Danville City School Bus sent two children to the hospital this morning.

At approximately 7:30am Danville Police responded to the 2900 block of West Main St. for a vehicle crash involving a... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2014

03-30-14 Shooting Follow-up

A man is in custody following a burglary early this morning that resulted in a shooting.

Kevin Michael Williams Sr., age 36, of Danville was charged with burglary with intent to commit an assault. He is currently being... Kevin Michael Williams Sr.

Kevin Michael Williams Sr.
Posted on: March 30, 2014

03-30-14 Shooting

On March 30, 2014 at approximately 3:18 AM officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Lockett Dr. for a burglary in progress. The caller told the dispatcher that two white males had forced their way into the residence and... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Police K-9 used to locate missing juvenile with special needs

A Danville Police Department K-9 was able to successfully located a special needs juvenile in a heavily wooded area off Hemlock Drive in Pittsylvania County last night.
At approximately 7:15 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

03-27-14 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

Danville Police responded to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of Claiborne Street tonight.

At 7:29PM, Danville Police responded to a reported pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 800 block... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2014

03-22-14 Robbery

On 03-22-14 at 5:40AM Danville Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Girard St. in reference to a robbery. A 59 year old Danville man told police that he was robbed inside his residence by 2 black males. The Danville... Breakley Townes

Breakley Townes
Posted on: March 16, 2014

03-16-14 Home Invasion

On 3-16-14 at 1:43AM, Police and rescue units responded to the 100 Block of Old Halifax Rd. in reference to two subjects suffering from gunshot wounds. A 33-year-old Danville man and a 22-year-old Danville man stated they... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2014

03-15-14 Larceny Arrest

On 03-15-14 at approximately 7:34am, police responded to Ashley Furniture, 143 Crown Drive, in reference to an employee hearing what sounded like sawing coming from the roof. Officers located 50 year old Gerald R. Sehen of... Gerald R. Sehen

Gerald R. Sehen
Posted on: March 14, 2014

03-15-14 Robbery Arrest

The fourth suspect in a robbery that occurred on Myrtle Ave. last month has been arrested.

Liconde Deshawn Johns was arrested yesterday evening on Dudley St. without incident. Also arrested in connection to this robbery... Liconde Deshawn Johns

Liconde Deshawn Johns
Posted on: March 14, 2014

03-14-14 Robbery

On 3-13-14 at 8:14 PM A 27-year-old Ringgold man reported he was at the Pure Station on South Boston Rd. when a male subject asked him for a ride. The victim gave the male subject a ride and when they arrived on Riverview Dr... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

03-11-14 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

Danville Police responded to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 4500 block of Riverside Drive.

At 9:12 PM, Danville Police responded to a reported pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 4500 block of... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

03-11-14 Pedestrian Struck By Train

Danville Police responded to a pedestrian being struck by a train in the 800 block of Holbrook Avenue.

At 6:38PM, Danville Police responded to a reported pedestrian being struck by a train in the 800 block of Holbrook... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2014

03-10-2014 Theft of City Property

Manhole Covers

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating the larceny of over 45 manhole covers and manhole inserts from remote areas of the city. A total of 33 manhole covers and manhole inserts were reported stolen on or... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2014

03-06-14 Traffic Crash

On 03-05-14 at approximately 7:55pm, police, fire and the Danville Life Saving Crew responded to a vehicle crash involving a Danville police car at the intersection of Piedmont Drive and Memorial Drive. Officer E. R. Crane... Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2014

03-01-14 Shooting

Danville Police received a call at 4:09 AM 3-1-2014 to respond to the 400 block of Parker Road in reference to someone being shot. Officers found that the homeowner was awakened by noises in the residence and when he went to... Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2014

02-24-14 Robbery Arrest

A man wanted in connection with a robbery on Myrtle Ave. earlier this month was arrested last night.

Leon Rontea Glenn, age 21, of Danville was arrested in the Purdum Woods Apartment Complex on Richmond Blvd. He is... Leon Rontea Glenn

Leon Rontea Glenn
Posted on: February 22, 2014

02-21-14 Pedestrian Struck By Motor Vehicle

Danville Police responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a passing motorist tonight.

At 10:50 p.m., on 2/21/14, Danville Police responded to the intersection of Richmond Blvd. and Forestlawn Dr. where a pedestrian... Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2014

02-09-14 Robbery Charges Brought

Robbery Suspects

Four men have been charged in connection with the reported robbery on Myrtle Ave. yesterday evening.

Charges of robbery, burglary, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony have been brought against the... Robbery Suspects

Robbery Suspects
Posted on: February 9, 2014

02-09-14 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of a robbery on Myrtle Ave. tonight.

At 7:26PM, Danville Police responded to the Juniors Market #3 on Myrtle Ave. in reference to a reported robbery. When police units arrived the... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2014

02-07-14 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of a robbery on Norwood Drive tonight.

At 9:53PM, Danville Police responded to the 300 block of Norwood Drive reference a reported robbery. Two Danville citizens and one Axton, Va... Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2014

02-07-14 Grant Fraud Alert Update

On 02-06-2014 the City of Danville Police Department issued the following release:

There have been multiple reports of citizens receiving calls from (202) 210-0054 with offers of a $9000.00 grant. The callers have been... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

02-06-14 Grant Fraud Alert

There have been multiple reports of citizens receiving calls from (202) 210-0054 with offers of a $9000.00 grant. The callers have been described as having heavy accents. The typical call begins with a notification that the... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2014

02-04-2014 Juvenile taken into custody following threats.

At approximately 2:51 p.m. today Danville Police responded to Negril Academy on Parker Place in reference to threats made from a juvenile. The minor was taken into custody without incident and transported to Danville... Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2014

02-01-14 Abduction Arrest

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On 01-31-14 at approximately 10:23pm, officers responded to the 300 block of Hughes Street in reference to someone refusing to allow several women from leaving an apartment. When officers arrived, two victims had been... David Willis Womack

David Willis Womack
Posted on: January 24, 2014

01-25-14 Burglary Arrests

Two men are in custody charged with the burglary of James River Equipment Sunday evening.

As a result of the investigation Dale Keith Bailey, age 48, and Cecil Stanley Collins Jr., age 40, were charged with burglary,... Bailey Collins

Bailey Collins
Posted on: January 25, 2014

01-25-14 Shooting Into Dwelling

On 1-25-14 at 12:13AM Danville Police Units responded to a shots fired call in the 100 block of Wood Ave. Once on scene officers found one residence had been shot into multiple times. There were also 2 parked vehicles in... Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2014

01-24-14 Home Invasion

On 1-23-14 9:49pm, Danville Police Units responded to the 200 block of Vance St. to a reported home invasion. A 54-year-old female Danville resident and her 11-year-old grandson stated that 3 masked armed male suspects... 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...



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