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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City shares COVID-19 safety guidance for Halloween

Halloween - Carved pumpkins

The City of Danville urges residents to start planning now on ways to protect themselves and others this Halloween in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has designated both trick-or-treating to a large number ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2020

City shares COVID-19 safety guidance for Halloween

Halloween - Carved pumpkins

The City of Danville urges residents to start planning now on ways to protect themselves and others this Halloween in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has designated both trick-or-treating to a large number ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in a business session. No work session is scheduled. The business session will begin at 7 p.m. and will be aired by River City TV.

The session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Munic...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in a business session. No work session is scheduled. The business session will begin at 7 p.m. and will be aired by River City TV.

The session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Munic...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Fire at 757 Sixth Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 757 Sixth Street on 10/13/20 and arrived at 8:24pm. The occupants were out of the house and advised DFD firefighters there was a fire in the basement. Firefighters entered the one-story house t...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Structure Fire at 151 James Road

The Danville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 151 James Road this morning at 6:05am. The first engine arrived in three minutes with heavy smoke showing all the way around the house. Engine 6's crew entered the house to search and exti...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Town halls on use of casino revenue set to begin

The first of three virtual town halls on the use of potential casino-related revenues will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The City of Danville is hosting the town halls to receive citizen feedback on investment priorities should...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Town halls on use of casino revenue set to begin

The first of three virtual town halls on the use of potential casino-related revenues will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The City of Danville is hosting the town halls to receive citizen feedback on investment priorities should...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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
Posted on: October 13, 2020

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
Posted on: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Man Arrested on Multiple Firearm Charges

Travalle Deshon McCadden

Danville Police went to the 300 Block of Bell Drive searching for a man who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. Travalle Deshon McCadden, age 19 of Danville VA was arrested with out incident. After the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and se...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Man Arrested on Multiple Firearm Charges

Travalle Deshon McCadden

Danville Police went to the 300 Block of Bell Drive searching for a man who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. Travalle Deshon McCadden, age 19 of Danville VA was arrested with out incident. After the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and se...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2020

10-09-20 Traffic Fatality

On October 9, 2020 at 8:40PM, emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of Kentuck Road for reports of a traffic crash. Once on scene personnel found a Chevrolet SUV overturned on the side of the highway. The driver was the only occupant of the vehic...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2020

10-09-20 Traffic Fatality

On October 9, 2020 at 8:40PM, emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of Kentuck Road for reports of a traffic crash. Once on scene personnel found a Chevrolet SUV overturned on the side of the highway. The driver was the only occupant of the vehic...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2020

House fire at 530 Church Avenue

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a residence on fire at 530 Church Avenue this morning. Apparatus arrived at 3:25am and found a one-story house with heavy fire coming through the roof. Firefighters attacked the fire from the outside due to t...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Council OKs agreements for new police station

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to approve a lease agreement and a purchase and sale agreement for a new police station.

 

The project will be a combination of new construction and historic restoration of the former Dan River Mills executiv...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Council OKs agreements for new police station

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to approve a lease agreement and a purchase and sale agreement for a new police station.

 

The project will be a combination of new construction and historic restoration of the former Dan River Mills executiv...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City government offices closed on Columbus Day

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other city government offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12, for Columbus Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

 

However, Danville Transit will operate,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City government offices closed on Columbus Day

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other city government offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12, for Columbus Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

 

However, Danville Transit will operate,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Three ways to vote in Nov. 3 General Election

Vote graphic

The general registrar for the city of Danville is reminding voters that there are three ways to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election and Danville's special elections.

 

Voters in Danville will cast ballots in elections for president, the U....

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Three ways to vote in Nov. 3 General Election

Vote graphic

The general registrar for the city of Danville is reminding voters that there are three ways to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election and Danville's special elections.

 

Voters in Danville will cast ballots in elections for president, the U....

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2020

City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Public Works Department crews have started collecting loose leaves from residential neighborhoods. City residents can rake or blow leaves to the curb for pickup by the vacuum machines through Jan. 31.

 

Loose leaves are collected on the same day as...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2020

City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Public Works Department crews have started collecting loose leaves from residential neighborhoods. City residents can rake or blow leaves to the curb for pickup by the vacuum machines through Jan. 31.

 

Loose leaves are collected on the same day as...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Caesars Virginia schedules employment webinar

Caesars Entertainment, in partnership with Averett University and Danville Community College, is offering a virtual employment webinar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The event is open to the public.

 

Hosted by Averett University a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Caesars Virginia schedules employment webinar

Caesars Entertainment, in partnership with Averett University and Danville Community College, is offering a virtual employment webinar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The event is open to the public.

 

Hosted by Averett University a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

 

The meeti...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

 

The meeti...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities logo

Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities logo

Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Appalachian League to switch to wood-bat play

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball jointly announced today a new format for the Appalachian League, which will feature the nation’s top rising college freshmen and sophomores in wood-bat play each summer.  

Bill Sgrinia, director of parks and ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Appalachian League to switch to wood-bat play

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball jointly announced today a new format for the Appalachian League, which will feature the nation’s top rising college freshmen and sophomores in wood-bat play each summer.  

Bill Sgrinia, director of parks and ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, Oct. 2, at the Danville Health Department at 326 Taylor Drive in Danville from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or until supplies run out. The event o...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, Oct. 2, at the Danville Health Department at 326 Taylor Drive in Danville from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or until supplies run out. The event o...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Danville Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

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The Danville Police Department would like to welcome Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to our Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding were sworn in this morning and they join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department Chaplains serve on...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Danville Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

chaplains

The Danville Police Department would like to welcome Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to our Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding were sworn in this morning and they join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department Chaplains serve on...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

chaplains

The Danville Police Department has sworn in Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to its Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department chaplains serve on a volunteer basis and their mission is to pr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

chaplains

The Danville Police Department has sworn in Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to its Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department chaplains serve on a volunteer basis and their mission is to pr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

City to host meetings on use of casino revenue

The City of Danville will host three virtual town halls in October to receive citizen feedback on potential investment priorities from casino-related revenues should the referendum pass on Nov. 3.

 

The tentative dates and times for these meetings ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

City to host meetings on use of casino revenue

The City of Danville will host three virtual town halls in October to receive citizen feedback on potential investment priorities from casino-related revenues should the referendum pass on Nov. 3.

 

The tentative dates and times for these meetings ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Rotary clubs to create park along Riverwalk Trail

Water stop area along the Riverwalk Trail where the Rotary Park improvements will be made.

Danville Riverview, Danville, and Danville After Hours Rotary Clubs recently announced a collaborative service project to create and install a small Rotary Park along the Riverwalk Trail, marking a $10,000 investment to the trail that will include a $4,00...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Rotary clubs to create park along Riverwalk Trail

Water stop area along the Riverwalk Trail where the Rotary Park improvements will be made.

Danville Riverview, Danville, and Danville After Hours Rotary Clubs recently announced a collaborative service project to create and install a small Rotary Park along the Riverwalk Trail, marking a $10,000 investment to the trail that will include a $4,00...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Schools to host meetings on return to classroom

Danville Public Schools news release

 

Danville Public Schools will host meetings with parents, guardians and students to discuss the potential return to the classroom date for those students who selected face-to-face instruction. 

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Schools to host meetings on return to classroom

Danville Public Schools news release

 

Danville Public Schools will host meetings with parents, guardians and students to discuss the potential return to the classroom date for those students who selected face-to-face instruction. 

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Equal payment plan could help utilities customers

Danville Utilities logo

Danville Utilities reminds customers that an equal payment plan is available to assist them if their service has been disconnected for non-payment or if facing disconnection.

Carol Henley, service and billing customer account manager for the Division of Cu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Equal payment plan could help utilities customers

Danville Utilities logo

Danville Utilities reminds customers that an equal payment plan is available to assist them if their service has been disconnected for non-payment or if facing disconnection.

Carol Henley, service and billing customer account manager for the Division of Cu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council votes to authorize bond financing

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to authorize bond financing for $5.8 million in electric projects and nearly $7 million for various general governmental projects.

The electric system projects include $4 million for substation rebuilds and $1.8 mill...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council votes to authorize bond financing

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to authorize bond financing for $5.8 million in electric projects and nearly $7 million for various general governmental projects.

The electric system projects include $4 million for substation rebuilds and $1.8 mill...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

The Launch Place invests in KinergyCare

KinergyCare logo

News release by The Launch Place

The Launch Place, a venture development organization with offices in Danville, VA, and Research Triangle Park, NC, has invested $75,000 from their Pre-Seed Fund II in Virginia-based KinergyCare.

KinergyCare provides a low co...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

The Launch Place invests in KinergyCare

KinergyCare logo

News release by The Launch Place

The Launch Place, a venture development organization with offices in Danville, VA, and Research Triangle Park, NC, has invested $75,000 from their Pre-Seed Fund II in Virginia-based KinergyCare.

KinergyCare provides a low co...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, September 18 at the Pittsylvania County Health Department at 200 H. G McGhee Drive in Chatham from 9 a.m. to noon or until as long as supplies l...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, September 18 at the Pittsylvania County Health Department at 200 H. G McGhee Drive in Chatham from 9 a.m. to noon or until as long as supplies l...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2020

09-11-2020 One man arrested and another at large in 2019 killing of Danville man

fitzgerald and clemons

Last month, a Danville grand jury indicted Guren L. Clemons and Domonic D. Fitzgerald with first-degree murder, robbery and related firearms charges for shooting Caleb Morris on Lanier Avenue in 2019.

Clemons, age 25, is from Danville and was incarcerated ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2020

09-11-2020 One man arrested and another at large in 2019 killing of Danville man

fitzgerald and clemons

Last month, a Danville grand jury indicted Guren L. Clemons and Domonic D. Fitzgerald with first-degree murder, robbery and related firearms charges for shooting Caleb Morris on Lanier Avenue in 2019.

Clemons, age 25, is from Danville and was incarcerated ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-07-2020 Homicide Update

Danville Police have arrested a person of interest who was involved in the homicide of Lashanda Mecole Deshazo. Police arrested this person on unrelated charges, and we will identify them if we make charges related to the homicide or if releasing their id...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-07-2020 Homicide Update

Danville Police have arrested a person of interest who was involved in the homicide of Lashanda Mecole Deshazo. Police arrested this person on unrelated charges, and we will identify them if we make charges related to the homicide or if releasing their id...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Homcide

Danville Police responded to a reported shooting in the 800 block of Buford Street this morning.

At approximately 3:22 am this morning, Danville Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Buford Street for a shooting.  Upon arrival, the...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Homcide

Danville Police responded to a reported shooting in the 800 block of Buford Street this morning.

At approximately 3:22 am this morning, Danville Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Buford Street for a shooting.  Upon arrival, the...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Larceny from skilled gaming machines

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Danville Police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify two individuals who stole cash from several electronic skilled gaming devices.

The thefts happened at two different convenience stores Sept. 6. The individuals manipulated th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Larceny from skilled gaming machines

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Danville Police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify two individuals who stole cash from several electronic skilled gaming devices.

The thefts happened at two different convenience stores Sept. 6. The individuals manipulated th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Man charged in the shooting of Danville woman

chambliss

Danville Police charged Raheem Supreme Chambliss, Sr. with second-degree murder in the Sunday morning homicide of Lashanda Deshazo.

Chambliss, age 35, was arrested Sunday afternoon in Danville on an outstanding capias. Investigators obtained the warrant fo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Man charged in the shooting of Danville woman

chambliss

Danville Police charged Raheem Supreme Chambliss, Sr. with second-degree murder in the Sunday morning homicide of Lashanda Deshazo.

Chambliss, age 35, was arrested Sunday afternoon in Danville on an outstanding capias. Investigators obtained the warrant fo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

City, Caesars sign resort casino agreement

(Left to right) Neal Morris, Tom Reeg and Ken Larking sign resort casino agreement on Thursday.

Danville city and Caesars Entertainment officials on Thursday signed the development agreement for a resort casino at the former Dan River Mills industrial complex in Schoolfield.

The agreement is a legally binding document that outlines what the resort ca...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 3, 2020

City, Caesars sign resort casino agreement

(Left to right) Neal Morris, Tom Reeg and Ken Larking sign resort casino agreement on Thursday.

Danville city and Caesars Entertainment officials on Thursday signed the development agreement for a resort casino at the former Dan River Mills industrial complex in Schoolfield.

The agreement is a legally binding document that outlines what the resort ca...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Police awarded grant for domestic violence response

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of in...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Police awarded grant for domestic violence response

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of in...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2020

09-01-2020 Danville Police awarded grant for victim-centered domestic violence response strategy

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of innova...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2020

09-01-2020 Danville Police awarded grant for victim-centered domestic violence response strategy

Picture1

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of innova...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Charges made in 2017 killing of Fenqwan Payne

wilson, quadarius

Correction: Wilson was arrested at his place of employment. Wilson was living in the Roanoke area at the time of his arrest.

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Quadarius D. Wilson, 28, formerly from Danville, with first-degree murder and related fire...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Charges made in 2017 killing of Fenqwan Payne

wilson, quadarius

Correction: Wilson was arrested at his place of employment. Wilson was living in the Roanoke area at the time of his arrest.

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Quadarius D. Wilson, 28, formerly from Danville, with first-degree murder and related fire...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Homicide charge brought in connection with June stabbing

price, shannon

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Shannon Price with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Christopher France. Price is still being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.

Original release: 07-06-2020 

Christopher ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Homicide charge brought in connection with June stabbing

price, shannon

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Shannon Price with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Christopher France. Price is still being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.

Original release: 07-06-2020 

Christopher ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

08-24-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of three-month old

jefferson

Danville Police charged Danville resident Antoine Juwan Jefferson, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his three-month-old son. Police arrested Jefferson Friday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began August 9, 20...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

08-24-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of three-month old

jefferson

Danville Police charged Danville resident Antoine Juwan Jefferson, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his three-month-old son. Police arrested Jefferson Friday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began August 9, 20...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

08-21-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of 8-month old

guthrie

Danville Police charged Danville resident Kanyon Wade Guthrie, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his 8-month old son. Police charged and arrested Guthrie Thursday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began on June ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

08-21-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of 8-month old

guthrie

Danville Police charged Danville resident Kanyon Wade Guthrie, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his 8-month old son. Police charged and arrested Guthrie Thursday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began on June ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

08-20-2020 Community services and police partner for substance abuse recovery

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This morning, the Danville Police Department collaborated with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for the first day of the newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships gro...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

08-20-2020 Community services and police partner for substance abuse recovery

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This morning, the Danville Police Department collaborated with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for the first day of the newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships gro...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

New substance abuse recovery program begins

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The Danville Police Department is collaborating with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for a newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships growing from the Danville Opioid...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2020

New substance abuse recovery program begins

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The Danville Police Department is collaborating with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for a newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships growing from the Danville Opioid...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 19, 2020

08-19-2020 Danville Police make arrest in 2016 homicide

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Danville Police arrested a 17-year-old for first-degree murder and related firearms charges for the 2016 shooting death of 41-year-old Jonathan McDonald Hamlett.

Danville Police arrested the 17-year-old Danville resident without incident on Tuesday afterno...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

08-19-2020 Danville Police make arrest in 2016 homicide

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Danville Police arrested a 17-year-old for first-degree murder and related firearms charges for the 2016 shooting death of 41-year-old Jonathan McDonald Hamlett.

Danville Police arrested the 17-year-old Danville resident without incident on Tuesday afterno...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Danville named a 2020 All-America City

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Danville was awarded Wednesday night the prestigious 2020 All-America City designation by the National Civic League. The city is one of only 10 communities nationwide to receive this designation, which is awarded annually to recognize communities that are...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Danville named a 2020 All-America City

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Danville was awarded Wednesday night the prestigious 2020 All-America City designation by the National Civic League. The city is one of only 10 communities nationwide to receive this designation, which is awarded annually to recognize communities that are...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Governor issues Phase Three reopening details

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Virginia isn’t ready to enter Phase Three of the state’s reopening plan yet, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday, but when it happens, it will bring some big changes back to public life — like allowing social gatherings of up to 250 people.

Phase Three of the...

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Phase Three guidelines for specific sectors... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Governor issues Phase Three reopening details

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Virginia isn’t ready to enter Phase Three of the state’s reopening plan yet, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday, but when it happens, it will bring some big changes back to public life — like allowing social gatherings of up to 250 people.

Phase Three of the...

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Phase Three guidelines for specific sectors... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
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 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 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: 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
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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

City shares COVID-19 safety guidance for Halloween

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The City of Danville urges residents to start planning now on ways to protect themselves and others this Halloween in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has designated both trick-or-treating to a large number ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in a business session. No work session is scheduled. The business session will begin at 7 p.m. and will be aired by River City TV.

The session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Munic...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Town halls on use of casino revenue set to begin

The first of three virtual town halls on the use of potential casino-related revenues will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The City of Danville is hosting the town halls to receive citizen feedback on investment priorities should...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Council OKs agreements for new police station

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to approve a lease agreement and a purchase and sale agreement for a new police station.

 

The project will be a combination of new construction and historic restoration of the former Dan River Mills executiv...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Three ways to vote in Nov. 3 General Election

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The general registrar for the city of Danville is reminding voters that there are three ways to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election and Danville's special elections.

 

Voters in Danville will cast ballots in elections for president, the U....

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City government offices closed on Columbus Day

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The Municipal Building and all other city government offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12, for Columbus Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

 

However, Danville Transit will operate,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2020

City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Public Works Department crews have started collecting loose leaves from residential neighborhoods. City residents can rake or blow leaves to the curb for pickup by the vacuum machines through Jan. 31.

 

Loose leaves are collected on the same day as...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Caesars Virginia schedules employment webinar

Caesars Entertainment, in partnership with Averett University and Danville Community College, is offering a virtual employment webinar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The event is open to the public.

 

Hosted by Averett University a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

 

The meeti...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

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Danville Utilities is again warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service within 30 minutes if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

The scammers are using a local phone number that is spoofed as Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Appalachian League to switch to wood-bat play

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball jointly announced today a new format for the Appalachian League, which will feature the nation’s top rising college freshmen and sophomores in wood-bat play each summer.  

Bill Sgrinia, director of parks and ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, Oct. 2, at the Danville Health Department at 326 Taylor Drive in Danville from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or until supplies run out. The event o...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

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The Danville Police Department has sworn in Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to its Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department chaplains serve on a volunteer basis and their mission is to pr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

City to host meetings on use of casino revenue

The City of Danville will host three virtual town halls in October to receive citizen feedback on potential investment priorities from casino-related revenues should the referendum pass on Nov. 3.

 

The tentative dates and times for these meetings ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Schools to host meetings on return to classroom

Danville Public Schools news release

 

Danville Public Schools will host meetings with parents, guardians and students to discuss the potential return to the classroom date for those students who selected face-to-face instruction. 

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Rotary clubs to create park along Riverwalk Trail

Water stop area along the Riverwalk Trail where the Rotary Park improvements will be made.

Danville Riverview, Danville, and Danville After Hours Rotary Clubs recently announced a collaborative service project to create and install a small Rotary Park along the Riverwalk Trail, marking a $10,000 investment to the trail that will include a $4,00...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Equal payment plan could help utilities customers

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Danville Utilities reminds customers that an equal payment plan is available to assist them if their service has been disconnected for non-payment or if facing disconnection.

Carol Henley, service and billing customer account manager for the Division of Cu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council votes to authorize bond financing

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to authorize bond financing for $5.8 million in electric projects and nearly $7 million for various general governmental projects.

The electric system projects include $4 million for substation rebuilds and $1.8 mill...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

The Launch Place invests in KinergyCare

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News release by The Launch Place

The Launch Place, a venture development organization with offices in Danville, VA, and Research Triangle Park, NC, has invested $75,000 from their Pre-Seed Fund II in Virginia-based KinergyCare.

KinergyCare provides a low co...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing on Friday, September 18 at the Pittsylvania County Health Department at 200 H. G McGhee Drive in Chatham from 9 a.m. to noon or until as long as supplies l...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 3, 2020

City, Caesars sign resort casino agreement

(Left to right) Neal Morris, Tom Reeg and Ken Larking sign resort casino agreement on Thursday.

Danville city and Caesars Entertainment officials on Thursday signed the development agreement for a resort casino at the former Dan River Mills industrial complex in Schoolfield.

The agreement is a legally binding document that outlines what the resort ca...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Police awarded grant for domestic violence response

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of in...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2020

New substance abuse recovery program begins

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The Danville Police Department is collaborating with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for a newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships growing from the Danville Opioid...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Danville named a 2020 All-America City

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Danville was awarded Wednesday night the prestigious 2020 All-America City designation by the National Civic League. The city is one of only 10 communities nationwide to receive this designation, which is awarded annually to recognize communities that are...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Governor issues Phase Three reopening details

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Virginia isn’t ready to enter Phase Three of the state’s reopening plan yet, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday, but when it happens, it will bring some big changes back to public life — like allowing social gatherings of up to 250 people.

Phase Three of the...

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Phase Three guidelines for specific sectors... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 13, 2020

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: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Man Arrested on Multiple Firearm Charges

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Danville Police went to the 300 Block of Bell Drive searching for a man who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. Travalle Deshon McCadden, age 19 of Danville VA was arrested with out incident. After the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and se...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2020

10-09-20 Traffic Fatality

On October 9, 2020 at 8:40PM, emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of Kentuck Road for reports of a traffic crash. Once on scene personnel found a Chevrolet SUV overturned on the side of the highway. The driver was the only occupant of the vehic...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Danville Police welcome aboard two new chaplains

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The Danville Police Department would like to welcome Ernest Coppage and Scott Spalding to our Chaplain Unit. 

Coppage and Spalding were sworn in this morning and they join Senior Chaplain G.H. Vaughan. Danville Police Department Chaplains serve on...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2020

09-11-2020 One man arrested and another at large in 2019 killing of Danville man

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Last month, a Danville grand jury indicted Guren L. Clemons and Domonic D. Fitzgerald with first-degree murder, robbery and related firearms charges for shooting Caleb Morris on Lanier Avenue in 2019.

Clemons, age 25, is from Danville and was incarcerated ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Man charged in the shooting of Danville woman

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Danville Police charged Raheem Supreme Chambliss, Sr. with second-degree murder in the Sunday morning homicide of Lashanda Deshazo.

Chambliss, age 35, was arrested Sunday afternoon in Danville on an outstanding capias. Investigators obtained the warrant fo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Larceny from skilled gaming machines

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Danville Police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify two individuals who stole cash from several electronic skilled gaming devices.

The thefts happened at two different convenience stores Sept. 6. The individuals manipulated th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-07-2020 Homicide Update

Danville Police have arrested a person of interest who was involved in the homicide of Lashanda Mecole Deshazo. Police arrested this person on unrelated charges, and we will identify them if we make charges related to the homicide or if releasing their id...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

09-08-2020 Homcide

Danville Police responded to a reported shooting in the 800 block of Buford Street this morning.

At approximately 3:22 am this morning, Danville Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Buford Street for a shooting.  Upon arrival, the...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Homicide charge brought in connection with June stabbing

price, shannon

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Shannon Price with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Christopher France. Price is still being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.

Original release: 07-06-2020 

Christopher ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2020

09-01-2020 Danville Police awarded grant for victim-centered domestic violence response strategy

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) awarded the Danville Police Department a $91,550 grant from the Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

The COPS Office directed funds to agencies for the implementation of innova...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

08-31-2020 Charges made in 2017 killing of Fenqwan Payne

wilson, quadarius

Correction: Wilson was arrested at his place of employment. Wilson was living in the Roanoke area at the time of his arrest.

Last week a Danville grand jury indicted Quadarius D. Wilson, 28, formerly from Danville, with first-degree murder and related fire...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

08-24-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of three-month old

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Danville Police charged Danville resident Antoine Juwan Jefferson, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his three-month-old son. Police arrested Jefferson Friday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began August 9, 20...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

08-21-2020 Father charged with homicide in death of 8-month old

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Danville Police charged Danville resident Kanyon Wade Guthrie, 22, with felony homicide and felony child abuse in the death of his 8-month old son. Police charged and arrested Guthrie Thursday in Danville without incident.

This investigation began on June ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

08-20-2020 Community services and police partner for substance abuse recovery

core2

This morning, the Danville Police Department collaborated with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services for the first day of the newly implemented Community Opioid Response and Engagement (CORE) Program. This program is an addition to the partnerships gro...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

08-19-2020 Danville Police make arrest in 2016 homicide

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Danville Police arrested a 17-year-old for first-degree murder and related firearms charges for the 2016 shooting death of 41-year-old Jonathan McDonald Hamlett.

Danville Police arrested the 17-year-old Danville resident without incident on Tuesday afterno...

Read on...

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