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Posted on: November 24, 2021

11-24-2021 Worsham St. Convenience Store Robbed, Suspect Arrested

Demetrius Whitehead

At approximately 7:15 PM tonight, the Danville Police Department responded to a robbery of the Junior's Convenience Mart at Worsham Street.  A single male suspect in a mask was reported to have entered the store, motioned as if he had a ...

Demetrius Jermaine Whitehead

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2021

11-22-2021 Victim Identified from fatal West Main Street hit and run accident

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The Danville Police Department is now able to identify the deceased victim from Saturday night's tragic hit and run pedestrian accident on West Main Street as 74-year-old Nelson Baisas Baldemor of Danville.  His identity was previously w...

Willie Junior Coles

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2021

11-20-2021 Police seek immediate help in fatal hit and run accident

At app. 9:31 PM this evening, the Danville Police Department responded to West Main Street near the intersection of Lady Astor Street for a fatal hit and run accident involving a pedestrian.  The victim was transported by EMS but pronounced dead ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2021

11-18-2021 Charge Made in Deadly Rocklawn Ave. Shooting Investigation

KhaleelRodgers

The Danville Police Department has charged 43-year-old Khaleel Latwain Rodgers with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in violation of VA Code 18.2-308.2, as the investigation into last nights deadly shooting on Rocklawn Avenue continues.

Khaleel...

Khaleel Latwain Rodgers

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2021

11-17-2021 Two Men Shot in Deadly Incident on Rocklawn Avenue

Shortly after 6:30 PM this evening, the Danville Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls for shots being fired in the Rocklawn Avenue area.  Responding officers located 50-year-old Danville resident, Clarence James Martin Jr, in front o...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

10-29-2021 Suspect Charged, Police Searching for Bradley Rd Homicide Suspect

Jerome Jermaine Davis Jr

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 43-year-old Jerome Jermaine Davis Jr. of Danville.  Detectives have obtained a warrant against Mr. Davis for second-degree murder in the shooting death of 40-year-old Stev...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

10-28-2021 Homicide Investigation on Bradley Rd.

At approximately 7:58PM, the Danville Police Department responded to the 400 block of Bradley Road for calls of shots fired and a male victim being shot.  Officers located a victim, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound, in the stree...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

10-22-2021 Pedestrian Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

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On 10-20-21 at approximately 6:42PM, officers responded to the 500 block of Apollo Avenue for a hit and run accident.  Two Danville residents, and the dog they were walking, were all struck in the incident.  Responding officers learned t...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

10-22-2021 Fatal Traffic Crash

On October 21st at approximately 9:45 PM, officers responded to a single vehicle accident in the 5000 block of Riverside Drive, involving a Nissan 240SX.  The vehicle was headed east bound at a high rate of speed before leaving the highway, strik...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

10-19-2021 Summer Operation Comes to Completion

Operation Freedom Graph

Summer operation nets fugitive arrests, firearms, drugs, and cash seizures

The Danville Police Department recently completed a three-month operation focused on reducing violent crime throughout the summer months of July through September.  

As part...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

10-13-2021 Green Street Community Walk and New Youth and Teen Center Announcement

New Peace Community Center

The Danville Police Department will be meeting at the new Peace Community Center, located at 827 Green St, previously known as the Green Street Police Precinct, today at 5:00 PM for a community walk.  The purpose of this event is to begin spreadi...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

10-11-2021 Nicasio Antonio Guzman Arrest Photo Released

Nicasio Antonio Guzman

The Danville Police Department has arrested two individuals for the homicide of 88-year-old Elizabeth Morris Adkins.  24-year-old Lindsey Mae Johnson and 22-year-old Nicasio Antonio Guzman, both of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, have been arrested ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

10-11-2021 Two Arrests Made in Juless Street Homicide

Lindsey Mae Johnson

The Danville Police Department has arrested two individuals for the homicide of 88-year-old Elizabeth Morris Adkins.  24-year-old Lindsey Mae Johnson and 22-year-old Nicasio Antonio Guzman, both of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, have been arrested ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2021

10-10-2021 Police Investigating Homicide

Shortly after 10:45AM this morning, the Danville Police Department responded to a 911 call to the residence located at 368 Juless Street.  The 911 caller had located the resident unresponsive and believed deceased inside.  Responding off...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Victims Identified From 09-04-2021 Fatal Crash

The Danville Police Department, through investigation and cooperation with the Medical Examiner's Office of the Western District of Virginia, has verified the identities of two victims found after a single vehicle accident on September 4, 2021.  ...

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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