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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

08-28-14 Robbery

The Danville Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning at Subway on Holt Garrison Parkway.

At approximately 7:39 am shortly after opening for the day, an employee at Subway reported that two... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

08-27-14 Grand Larceny Indictments

A former City of Danville Utilities employee was indicted Monday for grand larceny.

Henry Willis Bowen, III, age 48, of Danville was arrested yesterday and served with three counts of grand larceny. These charges stem... Henry Willis Bowen, III

Henry Willis Bowen, III
Posted on: August 21, 2014

Danville Police Department Officers equipped with Body Worn Cameras

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The Danville Police Department has received 96 additional Body Worn Cameras paid for by the Office of the Attorney General Asset Forfeiture Transfer funds. This brings the total number in use by the agency to 116 units.
... Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2014

08-16-14 Arrest Reference Gas Explosion

Danville Police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred this morning at 677 Arnett Boulevard, the Royal Terrace Apartments.

At 1:16 AM Police, Fire, and Rescue personnel responded to 677 Arnett Boulevard for a... James T. Barksdale

James T. Barksdale
Posted on: August 13, 2014

08-13-14 Malicious Wounding

At approximately 11:00 pm on 08-12-14, officers responded to the Danville Regional Medical Center in reference to someone being shot. Once on scene, officers located a 39 year old male victim who had been transported to the... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2014

08-01-2014 Credit Card Fraud Incidents

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects and vehicles involved in credit card fraud.

Credit cards were reported stolen and subsequently used at local businesses... Credit Card Fraud Suspects

Credit Card Fraud Suspects
Posted on: July 27, 2014

07-27-14 Wanted Man Arrested

A Danville man wanted for stalking has been arrested for a second time.

Berkley Allen Furgurson was arrested in Pocahontas County, WV today. Provided he remains in custody and / or follows court orders pertaining to the... Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2014

07-27-14 Malicious Wounding

At approximately 11:26 pm on 07-26-14, officers responded to the 100 block of Macon St. in reference to someone being shot. Once on scene, officers located a 38 year old male victim inside a vehicle suffering from multiple... Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2014

07-23-14 Pellet Gun Incidents

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating multiple reports of incidents involving bb or pellet guns. These incidents have occurred within the past several days. The reports generally describe damage to... Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2014

07-21-14 Wanted Man

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A Danville man wanted for stalking has been released on bond in West Virginia but is currently being sought in Virginia .

Berkley Allen Furgurson was arrested in Pocahontas County, WV on July 15, 2014. He was released by... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

07-17-14 Gas Leak Investigation

The Danville Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the gas leak at Abercrombie Oil earlier today.

Preliminary evidence suggests that the line that leaked gas was intentionally cut in an attempt... Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2014

07-16-14 Wanted Man Arrested

A Danville man wanted for stalking has been arrested.

Berkley Allen Furgurson was arrested in Pocahontas County, WV yesterday evening. He will be extradited back to VA to stand trial at a later date.

Posted on: July 16, 2014

07-14-14 Man Wanted on Stalking Charge

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man wanted for stalking.

The Danville Police Department is currently holding an outstanding warrant and protective order for Berkley... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

07-10-14 Heavy Equipment Theft

The Danville Police Department is investigating the theft of over $80,000 in heavy equipment earlier this week.

During the early morning hours this past Monday, a tractor trailer was used to steal three pieces of heavy... Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2014

07-07-14 Shooting

On 7-7-14 at 2:16 AM police units responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Montague St. Officers found the victim shot multiple times. It was determined that the shooting had occurred in the 200 block of Stuart St., and... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2014

06-26-14 Robbery

On 6-26-14 at 12:43PM police units responded to the report of a robbery in the 200 block of First St. A 60-year-old Danville man stated he was walking on First St. when a male subject walked up and punched him in the face,... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

06-19-14 Death Investigation

At approximately 1:30 pm this afternoon Danville Police responded to Highland Burial Park for a report of a man lying unresponsive in the cemetery.

The man was identified as a City of Danville Utilities Department... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2014

06-10-14 Check Fraud

The Danville Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a woman suspected of check fraud.

This check fraud occurred as follows. On May 19 of this year two separate theft incidents occurred in... Fraud Suspect

Fraud Suspect
Posted on: June 6, 2014

06-06-14 Robbery

Danville Police responded to the Danville Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department 142 South Main Street reference a robbery in the 300 block of Chatelaine Avenue this morning.

At 4:00 AM, Danville Police responded... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2014

06-06-14 Shooting

Danville Police responded to a shots fired call in the 200 block of Setliff Street this morning.

At approximately 1:45 AM, Danville Police responded to the 200 block of Setliff Street in regards to a shots fired call.... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2014

06-06-14 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of a robbery in the 300 block of Edmonds Street this morning.

At 12:10 AM, Danville Police responded to a reported robbery in the 300 block of Edmonds Street. A 34 year old... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

06-03-14 Burglary Suspect

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect.

At approximately 10:20 pm yesterday evening police responded to an alarm at Family Dollar located on South Main... Burglary Suspect

Burglary Suspect
Posted on: June 3, 2014

06-03-14 Malicious Wounding Arrest

An arrest was made following a shooting on Parker Rd. early yesterday afternoon.

Corderrica Cord Jones, age 27 of Danville was charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He... Corderrica Cord Jones

Corderrica Cord Jones
Posted on: June 2, 2014

06-02-14 Malicious Wounding

On 06-02-14 at approximately 12:50 pm, police responded to the 200 block of Parker Road in reference to a shooting. Officers located a victim, suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. The victim was transported to the... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2014

05-27-14 Burglary

On 5-26-14 at approximately 8:15 pm, police were called to the 200 block of Boswell St. in reference to a breaking and entering and grand larceny. The homeowner had returned home to discover that someone had kicked in the... Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2014

05-24-14 Malicious Wounding

On 5-24-14 at approximately 3:22 am, police were called to the 400 block of Girard Street in reference to a concerned citizen hearing shots fired. At approximately 3:28 am, another citizen called to report that someone had... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2014

05-22-14 School Bus Crash

A vehicle crash involving a Danville City School Bus occurred this afternoon.

At approximately 3:05 p.m. Danville Police responded to the 300 block of Mall Dr. for a vehicle crash involving a school bus. The... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2014

05-21-14 Home Invasion

Danville Police responded to a call of a home invasion in the 400 block of Cedarbrook Drive on May 20, 2014.

Last night at approximately 9:30 P.M. Danville Police responded to a report of a home invasion on Cedarbrook... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2014

05-18-14 Shooting

On 5-18-14 at 5:04PM Danville Police units responded to the 100 block of Crosland Avenue for a report of a shooting. When units arrived on scene, they found a 26 year old Danville man suffering from a gunshot wound. Rescue... Wade Carney

Wade Carney
Posted on: May 18, 2014

05-18-14 Robbery

On 5-17-14 at approximately 10:05 PM police units responded to a reported robbery. A 58-year-old Danville man reported he was delivering pizza in the 1200 block of Stokes St when he was approached by 4 male subjects. One... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

05-16-14 Trailer Stuck In Underpass

Danville Police investigated a traffic accident that occurred last night at approximately 11:55PM in the 600 block of Craighead St. A Tractor Trailer was headed south on Craighead St. when the Trailer became separated from... 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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