Posted on: February 10, 2016

02-10-16 Falsely Summons Police.

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Danville man charged with filing a false report to police.

An 18 year old Danville man named Jov Mahlon Hall was charged today with filing a false report to police. Hall contacted Danville police yesterday at approximately 12:30pm and reported he had b...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

02-05-16 Reward Increased for Shooting Information

Through anonymous donors, the reward has increased to $30,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the shootings Monday evening on Mt. Vernon Ave. and Virginia Ave. Anyone with information is encouraged...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

02-03-16 Reward Increased for Shooting Information

Through an anonymous donor, the reward has increased to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the shootings Monday evening on Mt. Vernon Ave. and Virginia Ave. Anyone with information is encourag...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

02-02-16 Reward Increased for Shooting Information

A reward of $10,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the shootings yesterday evening on Mt. Vernon Ave. and Virginia Ave. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Danville C...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

02-01-16 Shooting

Two men were shot this evening as the result of an attempted robbery.

At approximately 7:08 pm this evening Danville Police and EMS responded to the 200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave. for a report of someone being shot. Upon arrival they discovered 49 year o...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

01-28-16 Motor Vehicle Crash

Danville Police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred this morning in the 3000 block of Riverside Drive.

At approximately 6:15 AM Police, Fire, and Rescue personnel responded to the 3000 block of Riverside Drive for a report of a motor vehi...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

01-05-16 Child Pornography Charges

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A Danville man is in jail facing 100 counts of possession of child pornography.

Yesterday a grand jury issued 100 indictments for possession of child pornography against Michael Nelson Edwards, age 58, of Danville. Edwards was arrested without inciden...Michael Nelson Edwards

Posted on: January 2, 2016

01-02-16 Motor Vehicle Crash Fatality.

On 01/02/2016 at approximately 2:02 pm, a motor vehicle crash involving a Honda Odyssey Van, Chevrolet Silverado Truck and a GMC Yukon occurred on Piney Forest Rd. near the intersection of Beavers Mill Rd. Four individuals were transported to Danville Reg...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

12-16-15 Second Shooting Suspect Arrested

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Quashaun Lamont Mayo was arrested yesterday afternoon without incident and is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.

Anyone with information about this incident or any other incidents is asked to contact Danville Crimestoppers a...Quashaun Lamont Mayo

Posted on: December 14, 2015

12-14-15 Charges Brought in Shooting Incident

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One man is in jail, and another remains at large after a teen was shot at last Wednesday.

On Dec. 9 at approximately 3:30 pm a 16-year-old male reported that he was walking on Broadnax St. when a tan colored SUV type vehicle drove past him. The vehicle...Quenshaun Lamar Mayo

Posted on: December 11, 2015

12-11-15 Shooting Incidents

Between 11-28-15 and 12-11-15 the Danville Police Department has investigated 12 reported shootings.

Of the 12 shootings, 8 have similar elements and are being investigated as related incidents.

The 4 remaining shootings, including the reported hom...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

12-11-15 Homicide

This morning at approximately 3:03 am the Danville Police Department responded to the 600 block of Cardinal Place in reference to a shooting. Once on the scene officers located 3 individuals who were victims of gunshot wounds.

Victim #1, 26 year old m...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

12-10-15 Charges Brought In Shooting Incident

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Charges have been brought in a shooting that occurred last weekend.

Today warrants were obtained on Ekong Ben Eshiet, age 19, for the following offenses:

1) Aggravated Malicious Wounding (18.2-51.2)
2) Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony...Ekong Ben Eshiet

Posted on: December 8, 2015

12-08-15 Brandish Firearm

On 11-30-15 the Danville Police Department responded to Danville Community College in reference to a report of a dispute.

Once on the scene officers spoke with a 29 year old male Pittsylvania County resident and a 19 year old female Pittsylvania County...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

12-02-15 Robbery

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On 12-01-15 officers from the Danville Police Department responded to a robbery in the 600 block of Worsham Street.

A 31 year old male Danville resident reported to police that he was robbed at gunpoint of his wallet and cash. The suspect left the scen...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

12-01-15 Death Investigation

On 11-23-15 Danville Police responded to Danville Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department regarding a patient with an apparent gunshot wound to his leg. Investigators responded and interviewed the man, who identified himself as Deron Lanard Evans, ...Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2015

11-24-15 Sexual Assault

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On 11-18-15 a 33 year old female Danville resident reported to Danville Police that on 11-16-15 she was the victim of sexual assault while at Danville Regional Medical Center. The victim identified a Danville Regional Medical Center employee as the person...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

11-20-15 Shooting

Today at approximately 2:55pm the Danville Police Department responded to the 400 block of Paul St. in reference to a person being shot.

At the scene officers located a 39 year old male Danville resident on the porch of a residence with a gunshot woun...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

11-20-15 Shooting

At approximately 10:45 pm on 11-19-15 Danville Police responded to a report of a single vehicle crash near the intersection of South Main St. and Gray St.

After arriving on the scene officers discovered a 65 year old male resident of Halifax County Vir...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

11-15-15 Robbery

On 11/14/15 at approximately 4:15PM a 63 year old Danville man reported that he was walking in the 500 block of Madison St when he was approached by several B/m's.

The males assaulted him and took his cell phone and an undisclosed amount of money. Th...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

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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

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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...