News Flash

Posted on: May 4, 2019

Structure fire on Walker Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 109 Walker Street this morning at 12:57 am. Crews arrived at 12:59 am and found a medium sized two story apartment building with fire on the rear of the structure.   Engine 5’...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Police report big drop in violent crime, burglaries

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Danville Police on Thursday reported significant declines in violent crime and burglaries during the first five months of this year as compared to the same period the year before.

Multiple factors, Police Chief Scott Booth said, are contributing to the dec...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Danville welcomes another leader in food industry

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With today’s announcement from Governor Ralph Northam that Litehouse Inc. will establish its first East Coast production facility in the Airside Industrial Park, the City of Danville will be home to two leaders in their respective sectors of the...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

River City wins Telly Awards for social media

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River City TV announced today its live video coverage of the tornado that touched down in Danville, Virginia on April 15, 2018, has been named “Best Use of Live Video” in the Social Media category in the 40th Annual Telly Awards. The C...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2019

City offices to be closed on Memorial Day

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville Transit will...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

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With Pittsylvania County Schools graduation ceremonies set for Friday evening and Saturday at Averett University’s north campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Police set up gang and violent crime tip line

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The Danville Police Department, in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line. This effort is another tool aimed at further reducing crime and ga...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Events set for ‘Business Appreciation Week’

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In collaboration with the City of Danville Economic Development, the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, Pittsylvania County Economic Development and the River District Association, Business Appreciation Week will be celebrated June 3-7, 201...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is loc...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2019

VDOT changes traffic pattern on U.S. 29 Bypass

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UPDATE: The Virginia Department of Transportation this morning changed the traffic pattern on the Danville Expressway/U.S. 29 Bypass near Barkers Branch. The right northbound lane is now open for northbound traffic. All exits and on and off ramps are open...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Police hold fifth community walk of year

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Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Monday afternoon in the Virginia Avenue neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the fifth of the year and the department’s 16th since these events began.

The community engagement walks serve...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Festival In The Park set to open at Ballou Park

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Danville’s annual Festival in the Park opens Friday, May 17, in historic Ballou Park. This year’s three-day event once again features children’s rides, a children’s area, children’s entertainment, festival...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Danville welcomes pharmacy to River District

Ribbon cutting for Commonwealth Pharmacy of the River City

City officials joined other area leaders and citizens Thursday morning in welcoming Commonwealth Pharmacy of the River City as the latest addition to the River District’s growing list of businesses. The pharmacy is located at 318 Craghead St.

May...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2019

City unveils health care center for employees

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The City of Danville, in partnership with CareTeam, today unveiled a concierge-style health care center that will provide city employees and their spouses and dependents on the health plan with high-quality primary care.

The CareTeam Corporate Health Cente...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Safe Streets initiative expands patrol presence

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Over the past week, the Danville Police Department in partnership with the Virginia State Police rolled out an initiative called “Safe Streets Southside.” The goal of this initiative is to continue focused crime reduction efforts in th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Science Center opens a new permanent exhibit

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Elected officials, community partners, and financial supporters joined Danville Science Center staff and board members Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the first new permanent exhibit at the STEM-focused organization s...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

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With graduation ceremonies set for Saturday, May 4, and Saturday, May 11, at Averett University’s North Campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

Averett University will hold a commencement cere...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, May 7, in a business session and two work sessions.

Council's meeting will begin with a special work session at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a prospective business or industry related to economic development, as well as acquisition ...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Council moves forward with new budget draft

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City Council on Tuesday evening agreed to move forward with a new budget draft that includes eliminating a proposed cigarette tax and cutting in half a proposed increase in the real estate tax rate.

Added in the latest draft were a one-percentage point inc...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Make Danville Shine Expo will be held Saturday

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The Make Danville Shine Expo will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St. The event is free and open to the public.

Home and property maintenance experts will be there to teach you and your neighbors the ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Danville Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

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A long-standing tradition, the Danville Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 4, with vendors selling goods each Saturday through October at the Community Market on Craghead Street.

The market’s hours are 7:30 a.m. t...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Arrest Photos

The information supplied are the Photos of individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

Arrest Photos in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Arrest Information

The information supplied are the names of all individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

Arrest Information in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Warrants

Warrant information, including race and sex of the accused offender, is based on information supplied by the complainant. All information is subject to verification prior to warrant service. If you know the location of any of the individuals on this list,...

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Warrant list in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Reported Incidents

The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prior seven day period.

Reported Incidents in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report

News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2019

05-24-2019 Homicide

The Danville Police Department responded to a call for a person who had been shot to the 1000 Blk. of Lanier Ave. at 12:50 PM this afternoon.  When officers arrived on scene they found a victim inside a house suffering from an apparent gunshot wo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

05-21-2019 Press Conference

Chief Scott Booth will hold a press conference on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 10:30 AM at the Municipal Building in the second-floor conference room.  This press conference is being held to inform the public on the Danville Police Department&r...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

05-17-2019 Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line

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The Danville Police Department in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line.  This effort is another tool aimed at further reducing cri...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

05-06-2019 Safe Streets Southside

Over the past week, the Danville Police Department in partnership with the Virginia State Police rolled out an initiative called “Safe Streets Southside.” The goal of this initiative is to continue focused crime reduction efforts in th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

04-24-2019 Arnett Blvd Homicide Update

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A Danville grand jury indicted four people with additional charges in relation to the murder of a 17-year-old on Arnett Blvd. that took place on, March 10, 2019.  The charges are as follows:

Justin Montel Jones, Age 21

18.2-32 – First deg...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

04-23-2019 Homicide Arrest

Shore, John Robert

Yesterday, a Danville grand jury handed down indictments on John Robert Shore, age 30, for felony homicide and abuse and neglect of children.  These indictments stem from an incident that took place in January 2019 on Doolittle St.  Offi...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

04-15-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 04-15-2019 at Westover Manor Trailer Ct. and Westover Trailer Ct. This will be the fourth community walk of 2019.  The w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2019

03-21-2019 Wanted Person Arrested

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03-21-2019

Caswell County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Danville Police Department arrested Justin Montel Jones on the evening of March 20, 2019.  Jones was arrested on a Fugitive Warrant without incident and he is being hel...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2019

03-13-2019 Charges Brought in Homicide(updated photo)

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03-14-2019 Updated with the Ladreka Brandon's booking photo

The Danville Police Department has charged three people in connection with the homicide of a 17-year-old that took place this past Sunday on Arnett Blvd.  Investigators and additional off...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2019

03-11-2019 Shooting into an occupied dwelling

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Officers responded to a shooting into an occupied dwelling that took place in the 300 block of Juless St. yesterday at approximately 5:10 PM.  The evidence showed that there were 5-10 shots fired and several bullets struck an occupied residence. ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2019

03-10-2019 Homicide

Officers responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Arnett Blvd. at approximately 3:50 PM this afternoon.  They found a 17-year-old male victim lying in the street.  First responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The evidence...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2019

02-28-2019 Indictments issued in Downing Dr. homicide

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Antwain Maurice Jones has been charged with the murder of David Bernard Stewart.  A grand jury issued indictments against Jones on Monday for first degree murder, (two counts) use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and malicious wounding...

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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