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: March 24, 2016

03-24-16 Fatality

Today at approximately 10:19 am Danville Police and Emergency personnel responded to the 2800 block of North Main Street in reference to a vehicle crash and a pedestrian struck by an auto.

Once on the scene the investigation revealed a gold 2001 Mercu...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

03-15-16 Shooting Suspect in Custody

Yesterday evening, Jaylen Davon Hamlett turned himself in at the Police Department and was served with the following charges in connection with a shooting that occurred on Guerrant St. last week.

Aggravated Malicious Wounding - VA State Code 18.2-51.2 ...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

03-07-16 Shooting Charges Brought / Subject Wanted

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A 15-year-old male is wanted in connection to a shooting on Guerrant St. that sent a man to the hospital earlier today.

Due to the seriousness of the charges, the following juvenile suspect information is being released.

As a result of the investi...Jaylen Davon Hamlett

Jaylen Davon Hamlett
Posted on: March 7, 2016

03-07-16 Shooting

Today at approximately 11:00 am the Danville Police Department and rescue personnel responded to the 1000 block of Guerrant Street for a reported shooting.

Once on the scene officers discovered a 30 year old Danville resident lying on the ground outsi...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

03-04-16 Robbery Charges

Three men face robbery charges in connection to a homicide on Halifax St. last week.

On 2-24-16 at approximately 12:19 am Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Halifax St. for a report of someone being shot. Upon arrival, they discovere...Hairston McGuire Royal

Hairston McGuire Royal
Posted on: February 26, 2016

02-26-16 Homicide Victim Identified

The victim has been positively identified in the homicide early Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Devontaye Jermaine Johnson, age 23, of Danville. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incide...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

02-24-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 12:19 am Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Halifax St. for a report of someone being shot. Upon arrival, they discovered a...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...