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Posted on: August 6, 2020

08-06-2020 Motor vehicle crash results in fatality

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Danville Police are investigating a traffic crash that happened Thursday around 7:35 a.m. in the 1000 block of Piney Forest Road.

A white 2001 Honda Civic driven by Danville resident Wilda S. Clear, 65, pulled into southbound lanes of Piney Forest Road fro...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

07-30-2020 DPCS presents check to Danville Police Department

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In support of our ongoing partnership with Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services to combat opioid abuse, Director of Prevention Services Amanda Oakes presented a check to Captain Steve Richardson with the Danville Police Department to purchase duty bel...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

07-06-2020 Stabbing victim dies after three weeks in hospital

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Christopher France died early Sunday morning, July 5, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after being stabbed by his girlfriend in Danville three weeks ago.

Danville Police responded to a 911 call for a stabbing victim in the 700 block of Melville Avenue...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

06-29-2020 Additional charges brought in October overdose death

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A Danville grand jury indicted Chauncey L. Montague for involuntary manslaughter in connection with Oct. 24 death of Amanda Rose (30) of Danville.

The medical examiner ruled that Rose died of acute fentanyl toxicity and evidence supports the charge that Mo...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

06-25-2020 Danville Police make arrests in 2016 homicide

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A Danville grand jury indicted Tony Wayne Mayo, Jr., and Devin Lamont Womack Monday, June 22, for the murder of Mark Anthony Graves.

Danville Police responded to a call of shots fired at a house in the 1300 block of Aspen Street Sept. 30, 2016, at about 10...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

06-03-2020 Social Media posts

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We understand just how fast information can flow through social media in normal situations and it only accelerates in times of uncertainty. The Danville Police Department is committed to providing our community with timely and relevant information in orde...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

05-22-2020 Drug arrests

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Danville Police arrested two men on drug-related charges after they ran from police this afternoon.

Danville Police attempted to stop a black Dodge Charger on Franklin Turnpike near the city limits at 3:45 p.m. The Charger did not stop and turned onto Orph...

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Posted on: February 14, 2012

02-14-12 Burglary Arrest

At approximately 11:34 pm on 02-13-12, officers responded to Sacred Heart School, 540 Central Blvd., in reference to an alarm. Officers located 34 year old David Dwayne Dabbs of Danville in the area of the school.

After further investigation, Mr. Dabb...David Dwayne Dabbs

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Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Charges Brought in Vehicle Crash

As a result of the investigation into the vehicle crash this afternoon on the Route 29 Expressway, the driver of the Nissan, John Joseph Beckelheimer, age 46 of Pittsylvania County was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Due to ongoing me...John Joseph Beckelheimer

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Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Vehicle Crash

At approximately 3:30 pm this afternoon Danville Police and EMS personnel responded to the Route 29 Expressway near Holland Road for a report of a vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Nissan Pickup was being operated by a 4...Read on...

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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...

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