News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2019

Kitchen Fire on Henry Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire at 330 Henry Street this morning at 7:27am. Apparatus arrived to find moderate smoke coming from the front door and a roof vent. Engine 1 entered the building and found a small fire at th...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Small Fire on Knollwood Terrace

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire at 128 Knollwood Terrace at 9:14 pm on March 8, 2019. E2 arrived on the scene and advised light smoke was showing from the front door. Occupants advised everyone was outside and the ...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Danville responds to structure fire at 415A Harrison St.

Danville Fire Department responds to structure fire at 415 Apt A Harrison St at about five pm this afternoon. Upon arrival units encountered a female outside with non life threatening burns to her face and hands. The single story duplex apartment had heav...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2019

City Council designates official land bank entity

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City Council voted Tuesday night to designate the Danville Neighborhood Development Corp. as the official land bank entity for Danville.

Land banks are governmental entities or nonprofit corporations that are focused on the conversion of vacant, abandoned,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Registration to open for kids to fly free at airport

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Registration opens Saturday, March 23, for the free airplane rides that will be provided for children ages 8 to 17 during an Airport Open House and Young Eagles Rally scheduled for this summer at Danville Regional Airport.

The event will be held on Saturda...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Cabin Fever Music Series concludes Saturday

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Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series will resume Saturday, Feb. 9, with Matt Boswell and Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series concludes on Saturday, March 3, with the Wilmington-N.C.-based band Jim Quick &...

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

Street repairs to alter bus service in Bradley Road area

Effective Friday, March 15, Danville Transit passengers in the Bradley Road area will need to board and disembark at bus stops along North Main Street. The change is due to the closure of Justin Lane between Bradley Road and Fairhaven Drive.

Also, Bradley ...

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

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, March 19, 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...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Mayor says state title reflects community

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On Friday following the state championship won by the George Washington High School basketball team, Mayor Alonzo Jones said he could see the Danville community in the team’s determination to win.

The Eagles on Thursday night outlasted Louisa Cou...

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

The Launch Place wins grant for seed fund

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The Launch Place (TLP) has been selected as a recipient of the Economic Development Administration’s 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program competition award. The Launch Place was one of 40 entrepreneurship-focused organizations spann...

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

City Council will meet in special work session

City Council will meet Wednesday, March 13, in a special work session to discuss designation of a land bank entity, which will address blighted conditions in the city. The session begins at 5:30 p.m. in the fourth-floor conference room at the Municipal Bu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

City Council clears way for community center

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City Council voted tonight to grant a special use permit for the Danville Housing and Redevelopment Authority to construct and operate a community building at 524 Chatham Ave.

The facility would include a commercial kitchen, computer lab, and exercise room...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Special election to be held for School Board seat

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A special election will be held on Nov. 5 to fill the unexpired term of Ed Polhamus on the Danville School Board through June 30, 2020.

Danville Circuit Court issued a writ of special election after a petition was filed on Oct. 24. The seat became vacant u...

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Writ of special election.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

State Board of Elections issues primary notice

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The Virginia State Board of Elections has issued an official notice that the Republican Party has called for a primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 11, to nominate a candidate for Virginia Senate District 15, Virginia Senate District 20 and Virgin...

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Primary notice.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Historical marker unveiled for First State Bank

Mayor Alonzo Jones poses for photo following First State Bank historical highway marker dedication.

State and local officials gathered Thursday afternoon at a ceremony to unveil and dedicate a new state historical highway marker in honor of First State Bank, which for 98 years was one of the few banks in Virginia owned by African Americans.

The marker, i...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 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: March 19, 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: March 19, 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: March 19, 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: 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 28, 2019

02-28-2019 Danville Police Department Awards Ceremony

Last year was one of significant and positive change for the Danville Police Department.  Chief Booth will recognize several women and men of the Danville Police Department who will receive awards for their exceptional service for year 2018. &...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

02-26-2019 Fraudulent Door-to-Door Solicitation: Arrest

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UPDATE: Tony Lee Gunter was arrested on 2-26-2019 and is being held in the Danville City Jail without bail.

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UPDATE: Tony Lee Gunter, age 45, has been charged with felony attempt to obtain money by false pretense 3rd or subs...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

02-25-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 02-25-2019, on Main St. This will be the second community walk of 2019.  The walk will begin at 12:00PM with staff deplo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2019

02-09-2019 Shooting suspect arrested

Matthew Dustin Moore mugshot 2-9-2019

Danville Police arrested Matthew Dustin Moore on 2-9-2019 at approximately 1:30 AM in the 1300 blk. of Piney Forest Rd.  He was arrested without incident and is being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.  The investigation is ac...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2019

02-08-2019 Downing Dr. homicide update

Antwain Maurice Jones mugshot 2-8-2019

Antwain Maurice Jones, age 34, of Culpeper VA, was arrested on February 7, 2019 on the outstanding possession of a firearm by a convicted felon warrant.  He was arrested without incident in Gregg County, Texas by the U.S. Marshals Service. &n...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2019

02-07-2019 Shooting (Update)

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UPDATE 2-8-2019

Police located the red Chevrolet pickup truck with VA tag VDK-4277.  Moore remains at large.  

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Danville Police responded to 1307 S. Boston Rd. a...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

1-31-19 Danville Police Department Promotions

The Danville Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony Thursday, January 31st at 3:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, on the 4th floor of the Municipal Building located at 427 Patton Street, Danville, Virginia 24540. Due to several retirements of ...

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

01-10-2019 Wanted person arrested

Brandon Marcha Jones

Brandon Marcha Jones, Age 27, of Danville VA, turned himself in to the Danville Police Department and was served with the outstanding warrant for felony possession of drugs.  He posted bond and was released. 

Antwain Maurice Jones, Age 34...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

01-03-2019 Neglect Related Charges

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Charges have been brought in an August 2018 elder neglect case.

On 8-11-18 at approximately 9:51 pm, Danville Police and the Danville Life Saving Crew responded to a residence in the 100 block of Park Ave. for a report of a female in cardiac arrest. Doroth...

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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