Posted on: June 28, 2016

06-28-16 Homicide Arrest

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A Danville man has been arrested for the 12-11-15 Homicide of 26 year old Terquise Lamont Smith.

See Danville Police Department media release dated 12-11-15:

This morning at approximately 3:03 am the Danville Police Department responded to the 600 b...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

06-16-16 Unattended Death

Early Sunday morning the Danville Police Department responded to Schoolfield Dr. for a report of what appeared to be infant remains in a duffel bag. The Danville Police Department investigates every unattended death as a homicide until facts and circumsta...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

06-15-16 Home Invasion

On 6-11-16 at approximately 12:07am officers and rescue personnel were dispatched to the 200 block of Shamrock Drive in reference to a home invasion and assault.
Officers found a male inside of the residence suffering from lacerations to his head. The...Pitts Bennett

Pitts Bennett
Posted on: June 9, 2016

06-09-16 Shooting victim identified.

The shooting victim from a Danville Police Department media release dated 06-03-16 has died.

Danville resident, Alex Day 49 years of age was the subject reported shot in the 300 block of Chatelaine Avenue on 6-3-16.

See Danville Police Department ...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

06-03-16 Shooting

On 06-03-16 at approximately 9:50 pm, Danville Police Department responded to the 300 block of Chatelaine Avenue in reference to someone being shot. Upon arrival, officers found a 49 year old Danville male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was t...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

06-01-16 Attempted Robbery Arrests

Two men have been arrested for an attempted robbery reported earlier this morning.

This morning at approximately 1:50am Danville Police responded to the Hill Top Exxon located at 730 Piney Forest Road for a reported attempted robbery. See Danville Pol...Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson
Posted on: June 1, 2016

06-01-16 Attempted Robbery

On 06-01-16 at approximately 1:47 am, the clerk at the Hill Top Exxon, 730 Piney Forest Road, had locked the door to the business while he took the trash to the dumpster behind the business.

As he rounded the corner of the store, he was approached by ...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

05-31-16 Breaking and Entering Arrest

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On 05-30-16 at approximately 3:10am, officers noticed a door ajar at the construction site of the Walmart Neighborhood Market, 211 Nor Dan Drive.

A U-Haul truck containing cut copper pipe was located in the area and inside the building, cut copper p...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

05-09-16 Juvenile Curfew Reminder

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The Danville Police Department would like to remind citizens about the juvenile curfew ordinance.

With summer approaching and the end of the school year nearing, the Danville Police Department is reminding citizens about curfew for juvenil...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2016

05-08-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:13 pm yesterday, Danville Police responded to the area of Chatham Ave. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a male suff...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Police announce full-scale reactivation of Street Crimes Unit

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The Danville Police Department on Friday announced the full-scale reactivation of its Street Crimes Unit. The move is in response to the unusual number of firearm related incidents resulting in injury or death that have occurred in the last month.

Thos...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

05-04-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a shooting incident yesterday evening as a double homicide.

At approximately 9:09 pm yesterday, Danville Police responded to the 300 block of Hughes St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival they disc...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

04-29-16 Homicide Arrest

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A man is in custody in connection with a homicide earlier this month.

Wednesday, a grand jury issued indictments against Sean James Ballard, age 21, of Danville. These charges are in relation to the shooting of Jomalcom Ali Daniels on 4-11-16. Daniels ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-26-16 Homicide Charges

Three men and a woman have been charged in connection to a homicide in February.

Yesterday a grand jury issued indictments against the following individuals in connection with the shooting death of Devontaye Jermaine Johnson.

Andreus Dewayne Royal, ...Royal Hairston McGuire Merricks

Royal Hairston McGuire Merricks
Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-26-16 Shooting

A newspaper delivery man was injured in a shooting early this morning.

At approximately 2:41 am this morning units responded to the area of Berryman Ave. for a report of shots fired. While checking the area, they located a 67-year-old man from Dry For...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-25-16 Shooting

Danville Police responded to a call of a person being shot in the 200 block of
College Park Drive this evening.

At approximately 7:43 P.M. Danville Police responded to the 200 block ofCollege Park Drive in regards to a call of a person being shot. R...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

04-20-16 Name Correction - Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a City School Bus

Today at approximately 3:19 pm. Danville Police officers and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Southampton Avenue and Hughes Street in reference to a motor vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed a 2010 Danville city school bus was tr...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

04-20-16 Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a City School Bus

Today at approximately 3:19 pm. Danville Police officers and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of South Hampton Avenue and Hughes Street in reference to a motor vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed a 2010 Danville city school bus was ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

04-18-16 Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a Danville City School Bus.

Today at approximately 7:17am the Danville Police Department and rescue personnel responded to the 1500 block of Richmond Blvd. near the intersection of Joanis Dr. in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving a city school bus.

Upon investigation o...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

04-13-16 Homicide

The man found shot Monday afternoon on North Union St. has died.

After receiving initial treatment at Danville Regional Medical Center, the patient was transferred to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for further treatment. He was pronounced dead by ...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

04-11-16 Shooting

The Danville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon.

At approximately 1:48 pm Officers responded to the 200 block of North Union St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered a male in the street...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 further investigation, Mr. Dabb...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 influence of alcohol. Due to ongoing me...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 Pickup was being operated by a 4...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 Danville Community College when he was...Read on...