Posted on: May 19, 2016

Structure Fire 4507 Westover Drive

On Thursday evening the Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire located at 4507 Westover Drive. The department responded three engines, one aerial apparatus, and two command vehicles, along with 15 personnel to the incident. The ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Structure Fire at 279 W Main St

Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire shortly before 1 am.
Three engines, a ladder truck, one safety unit and a command unit responded. Upon arrival units found a small fire in the ceiling of a bathroom that had extended into th...Read on...


Posted on: May 19, 2016

City gathers public input on Long Mill Dam

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The City of Danville hosted an open house and public input meeting on Thursday, May 19, to address safety concerns regarding the Long Mill Dam, which is the low-head dam located adjacent the Danville Family YMCA.

The event was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Skate park open as City completes renovations

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The Philip Wyatt Memorial Skate Park is open to the public following completion of renovations that offer new amenities.

The $75,000 renovation of the skate park at Dan Daniel Memorial Park offers new features such as skateable benches and rails.

A ...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Danville named Playful City for ninth year

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Once again, Danville has been named Playful City USA, a designation it has held since 2007. With this year’s recognition, Danville is now the longest running honoree in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

“We are committed to play,” said Danville Parks and R...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

City Council approves public schools budget

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City Council voted Tuesday night to contribute $20.64 million for Danville Public Schools operations and debt service in the next school year. That amount is a 10.4 percent increase over the contribution for the current school year.

School officials pr...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

‘Make Danville Shine Month’ at halfway point

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The fourth annual “Make Danville Shine” campaign has reached the halfway point. The goal of the campaign is to encourage every citizen to focus on maintenance, upkeep and beautification of their property and to assist neighbors who may not be able to do s...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Free concert Thursday will feature blues, jazz

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Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series, presented by Danville Regional Medical Center, will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, with high-energy blues and jazz by the Les Moore Trio.

Moore, a journeym...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

City Council will meet Tuesday evening

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City Council will meet Tuesday, May 17, 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...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

City seeks public input on Long Mill Dam

Long Mill Dam photo

The City of Danville will host an open house and public input meeting on Thursday, May 19, to address safety concerns regarding the Long Mill Dam, which is the low-head dam located adjacent the Danville Family YMCA.

The event will be held from 5 p.m. t...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Planners advance new River District project

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The Danville Planning Commission voted Monday to recommend approval of a rezoning request that would allow a new project in the River District to move forward. The project would create 23 market-rate apartments at 549 High St.

Last summer, Winston-Sale...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

City Council recognizes Goodyear anniversary

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This year, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. marks its 50th year of operation in Danville, and City Council last week recognized the company’s milestone, noting more than 100 million truck and aircraft tires have been produced for the world market in the Goodyea...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Festival In The Park opens Friday at Ballou Park

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For more than 40 years, Festival in the Park has been synonymous with the second weekend in May. The annual three-day festival, sponsored by URW Community Federal Credit Union, will kick off this year on Friday, May 13 and is packed full of vendors, enter...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

Police reactivates Street Crimes Unit full scale

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The Danville Police Department on Friday announced the full-scale reactivation of its Street Crimes Unit. The move is in response to the unusual number of firearm related incidents resulting in injury or death that have occurred in the last month.

Thos...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Unofficial results reported in City Council election

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All four incumbents who sought re-election to City Council won another four-year term, with the fifth seat going to developer Madison Whittle, according to unofficial election results reported Tuesday.

The incumbents were the Rev. Larry Campbell Jr., ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Tickets on sale for concert featuring Jake Owen

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Tickets are on sale for Danville Harvest Jubilee’s second show in the Summer Concert Series featuring RCA Nashville recording artist Jake Owen.

Owen will perform live at the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 6. Tickets are $42 for reserved seating,...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Danville Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

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The Danville Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 a.m. at the Danville Community Market, which is located at 629 Craghead St. The first 500 customers through the door will receive a free tomato plant.

A long standing tra...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Council meeting moves to Thursday this week

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The next meeting of City Council will be held on Thursday, May 5, instead of the first Tuesday of the month as normal. The change in dates is due to the Tuesday, May 3, elections for City Council, School Board and City Treasurer.

Council's meeting wil...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Make Danville Shine Expo will be held Saturday

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The Make Danville Shine Expo is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Market on Craghead Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Learn about home repair and lawn care from experts who will be on site to talk wi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Welcome Center chosen for Monarch Waystation

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Danville Parks and Recreation will partner with Danville Master Gardeners and Bonner Middle School to install a Monarch Waystation at the Danville Welcome Center on May 9.

The project is a part of Monarch Joint Venture, a collaboration of over 30 feder...Read on...


Posted on: January 22, 2013

(IBR) Incident Based Reporting

What is Incident Based Reporting? The NIBRS is an incident-based reporting system in which agencies collect data on each single crime occurrence.The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the pri...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

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
Posted on: May 24, 2016

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 l...Read on...

Warrant list in PDF format
Posted on: May 24, 2016

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
Posted on: May 24, 2016

Arrest Photos

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

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

05-09-16 Juvenile Curfew Reminder

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The Danville Police Department would like to remind citizens about the juvenile curfew ordinance.

With summer approaching and the end of the school year nearing, the Danville Police Department is reminding citizens about curfew for juvenil...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2016

05-08-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:13 pm yesterday, Danville Police responded to the area of Chatham Ave. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a male suff...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Police announce full-scale reactivation of Street Crimes Unit

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The Danville Police Department on Friday announced the full-scale reactivation of its Street Crimes Unit. The move is in response to the unusual number of firearm related incidents resulting in injury or death that have occurred in the last month.

Thos...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

05-04-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a shooting incident yesterday evening as a double homicide.

At approximately 9:09 pm yesterday, Danville Police responded to the 300 block of Hughes St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival they disc...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

04-29-16 Homicide Arrest

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A man is in custody in connection with a homicide earlier this month.

Wednesday, a grand jury issued indictments against Sean James Ballard, age 21, of Danville. These charges are in relation to the shooting of Jomalcom Ali Daniels on 4-11-16. Daniels ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-26-16 Homicide Charges

Three men and a woman have been charged in connection to a homicide in February.

Yesterday a grand jury issued indictments against the following individuals in connection with the shooting death of Devontaye Jermaine Johnson.

Andreus Dewayne Royal, ...Royal Hairston McGuire Merricks

Royal Hairston McGuire Merricks
Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-26-16 Shooting

A newspaper delivery man was injured in a shooting early this morning.

At approximately 2:41 am this morning units responded to the area of Berryman Ave. for a report of shots fired. While checking the area, they located a 67-year-old man from Dry For...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

04-25-16 Shooting

Danville Police responded to a call of a person being shot in the 200 block of
College Park Drive this evening.

At approximately 7:43 P.M. Danville Police responded to the 200 block ofCollege Park Drive in regards to a call of a person being shot. R...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

04-20-16 Name Correction - Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a City School Bus

Today at approximately 3:19 pm. Danville Police officers and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Southampton Avenue and Hughes Street in reference to a motor vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed a 2010 Danville city school bus was tr...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

04-20-16 Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a City School Bus

Today at approximately 3:19 pm. Danville Police officers and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of South Hampton Avenue and Hughes Street in reference to a motor vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed a 2010 Danville city school bus was ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

04-18-16 Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a Danville City School Bus.

Today at approximately 7:17am the Danville Police Department and rescue personnel responded to the 1500 block of Richmond Blvd. near the intersection of Joanis Dr. in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving a city school bus.

Upon investigation o...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

04-13-16 Homicide

The man found shot Monday afternoon on North Union St. has died.

After receiving initial treatment at Danville Regional Medical Center, the patient was transferred to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for further treatment. He was pronounced dead by ...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

04-11-16 Shooting

The Danville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon.

At approximately 1:48 pm Officers responded to the 200 block of North Union St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered a male in the street...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

03-24-16 Fatality

Today at approximately 10:19 am Danville Police and Emergency personnel responded to the 2800 block of North Main Street in reference to a vehicle crash and a pedestrian struck by an auto.

Once on the scene the investigation revealed a gold 2001 Mercu...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

03-15-16 Shooting Suspect in Custody

Yesterday evening, Jaylen Davon Hamlett turned himself in at the Police Department and was served with the following charges in connection with a shooting that occurred on Guerrant St. last week.

Aggravated Malicious Wounding - VA State Code 18.2-51.2 ...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

03-07-16 Shooting Charges Brought / Subject Wanted

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A 15-year-old male is wanted in connection to a shooting on Guerrant St. that sent a man to the hospital earlier today.

Due to the seriousness of the charges, the following juvenile suspect information is being released.

As a result of the investi...Jaylen Davon Hamlett

Jaylen Davon Hamlett
Posted on: March 7, 2016

03-07-16 Shooting

Today at approximately 11:00 am the Danville Police Department and rescue personnel responded to the 1000 block of Guerrant Street for a reported shooting.

Once on the scene officers discovered a 30 year old Danville resident lying on the ground outsi...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

03-04-16 Robbery Charges

Three men face robbery charges in connection to a homicide on Halifax St. last week.

On 2-24-16 at approximately 12:19 am Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Halifax St. for a report of someone being shot. Upon arrival, they discovere...Hairston McGuire Royal

Hairston McGuire Royal
Posted on: February 26, 2016

02-26-16 Homicide Victim Identified

The victim has been positively identified in the homicide early Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Devontaye Jermaine Johnson, age 23, of Danville. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incide...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

02-24-16 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 12:19 am Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Halifax St. for a report of someone being shot. Upon arrival, they discovered a...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2012

02-14-12 Burglary Arrest

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

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

David Dwayne Dabbs
Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Charges Brought in Vehicle Crash

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

John Joseph Beckelheimer
Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Vehicle Crash

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

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

Posted on: January 24, 2012

01-24-12 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle Update

The Danville Police Department continues to investigate an accident where a pedestrian was struck last week.

At approximately 8:20 pm on 1-17-12 a 21-year-old male was crossing Kemper Road coming from the area of Danville Community College when he was...Read on...