Posted on: September 25, 2016

House Fire at 30 Oak Ridge Avenue.

The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 30 Oak Ridge Avenue on Sunday 9/25/16 at 12:48 AM. The first arriving engine reported smoke showing from a small, one-story house. The occupants were outside the house and advised the fire was...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Structure fire on Westminster Ct

The Danville Fire Department responded to 172 Westminster Ct this morning at 6:15am for a report of a structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from the attic of a house. 4 engines, 1 Ladder truck, a command unit and 2 support ve...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

House fire at 117 Farrar Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 117 Farrar Street at 12:31 am this morning. Crews arrived at 12:33 am and found fire on the left front corner of a small one story residential house. Crews pulled an attack line, a ba...Read on...


Posted on: September 29, 2016

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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No plans yet for the weekend? Don't worry! Here is information on the best things to do in Danville this weekend. In addition, you may want take a short drive to Callands for the 36th annual Autumn Potpourri – Callands Festival.

YAPPY HOUR

When: 5:3...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Officials announce craft brewery for River District

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Mayor John Gilstrap joined with Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore and other state and local officials and citizens Tuesday in announcing a brewery will be constructed at 600 Craghead St. in the River District. The brewery — Ballad Brewing — pla...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Police will stop raising hoods of patrol vehicles

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The Danville Police Department today discontinued the practice of raising the hood on patrol vehicles because of concerns from citizens that raising the hoods prevented the in-car camera from recording a police/citizen interaction.

The practice of ra...Read on...

River City TV news video
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Danville welcomes new Centra medical facility

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Danville city officials joined other area leaders and citizens Sunday afternoon for the grand opening of the Centra Danville Medical Center at 414 Park Ave. The facility, which opened to the public today, offers offering primary care, urgent care, cardiol...Read on...

River City TV video replay of grand opening....
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Crushed brick available from Schoolfield site

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The Industrial Development Authority has announced that the crushed brick at the former Schoolfield site of Dan River mills is now available to contractors and residents.

The crushed brick is free, and there is no limit in the amount that can be taken....Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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Everybody’s workin’ for the weekend! No plans yet? Don't worry! Here are the best things to do in Danville this weekend. Ready? Let’s go!

FOOTBALL FEVER

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: J.T. Christopher Stadium

After two away games and a bye, George W...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Commerce secretary coming to Danville

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Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore will join local officials on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 600 Craghead St. in making an announcement. The ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m.

As secretary of commerce and trade, Haymore serves as the state’s ...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

City Council votes to allow towed food trailers

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City Council voted Tuesday night to amend its regulations for mobile food vendors. The changes will allow operators of towed food trailers the same privileges as those provided for food trucks on city streets and public property.

When City Council ado...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Chef at the Market set for Saturday morning

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The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, Sept. 24, with a cooking demonstration by chef Dustin Haberer of Sodexo. The demonstration begins at 8 a.m. at the Danville Farmers' Market, which is located at 629 Craghead St.

The event is free and...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Security enhancements complete at courthouse

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Modifications to the front entrance at the James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) are complete. The entrance is now open to the public.

The project was designed to enhance the security of the courthouse. It included construction of an int...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 20, 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Financial center to close Monday, half-day Tuesday

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The Charles H. Harris Financial Service Center at 311 Memorial Drive will be closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19, and the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 20, to allow for a business system upgrade. The closure will include all offices – central collections...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Kyocera SGS Precision Tool will locate in Cyber Park

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Kyocera SGS Precision Tool Inc. (KSPT), a wholly owned Kyocera Corp. (KYO) company and a leader in solid carbide cutting tool manufacturing, announced today that it will invest $9.5 million to establish a North American technology and strategic manufactur...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Airport gets $2.4 million for taxiway upgrades

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Danville Regional Airport is getting nearing two-and-a-half million dollars for runway improvements.

Airport Director Marc Adelman says the money will be used for taxiway improvements to the lanes that parallel the main runways.

The upgrades were an...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: September 27, 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: September 27, 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: September 27, 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: September 27, 2016

Arrest Photos

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

Arrest Photos in PDF format

Posted on: September 26, 2016

09-26-16 Danville Police Department Responds to Citizen Concerns

The Danville Police Department today discontinued the practice of raising the hood on patrol vehicles because of concerns from citizens that raising the hoods prevented the in-car camera from recording a police/citizen interaction.

The practice of ra...Read on...

River City TV news video
Posted on: September 15, 2016

09-15-16 Standoff Ends Peacefully

A standoff that began this morning has ended peacefully.

At approximately 9:28 am today Danville Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Marshall Terrace in an attempt to locate an individual wanted for larceny related felonies. Upon arriv...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

08-29-16 Animal Cruelty

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On 08-28-16 at approximately 3:57pm, officers responded to 325 Mall Drive in reference to a dog left unattended in a vehicle.

Once on the scene officers discovered 2 dogs inside of a white Chevrolet sport utility vehicle. Both dogs were showing signs ...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

08-24-16 Robbery Suspect Arrested

A man wanted in connection with a robbery has been arrested in North Carolina.

Dwayne Reed Brooks was arrested yesterday in Alamance County, NC. He is currently being held in the Alamance County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond.

From ...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2016

08-21-16 Homicide

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

At approximately 10:27 pm yesterday Danville Police responded to the area of North Hills Ct. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a male ...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

08-19-16 Robbery Arrest

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A man was arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred late Wednesday evening.

Charges have been brought against Mustafa Abdurrahman Manigo, age 20, of Danville in connection with the robbery that occurred at the E-Z Stop Market #2 on Memorial ...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

08-19-16 Robbery Suspect Wanted

Charges have been brought in a robbery that occurred last weekend.

Warrants are on file for Dwayne Reed Brooks, age 50, in connection with the robbery that occurred at Hardee's on West Main St. last Saturday. Brooks is charged with the following offen...Dwayne Reed Brooks

Dwayne Reed Brooks
Posted on: August 18, 2016

08-18-16 Robbery

On 08-17-2016 at approximately 11:28PM, the clerk at the E-Z Stop Market #2, 545 Memorial Drive, reported that a black male with a cloth covering his face, wearing large reading glasses, black pants, no shirt, black or navy blue hat and gloves, produced ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

08-17-16 Police Standoff Ends In Suicide

Today at approximately 2:24pm while at the intersection of Church St. and Keen St. a Danville Police officer observed a person he knew had an outstanding warrant for domestic assault and battery. The officer approached the person identified as 40 year old...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-15-16 Shooting Death Update

The investigation into the shooting death of a juvenile on Saturday is continuing.

The victim, a 3 year old Danville resident, was taken the Office of the Medical Examiner for further investigation.

Initial indications are that the child died from...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-13-16 Shooting

On 08-13-2016 at approx. 4:30 pm, Danville Police Department responded to the 800 block of Edmonds Street reference to someone being shot.

Upon arrival, officers found a male juvenile suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper bod...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-07-16 Motor Vehicle Crash

At approximately 4:30 PM Police, Fire, and Rescue personnel responded to 1510
North Main Street, George’s Market for a report of a single vehicle crash anddiscovered a vehicle had crashed into the store.

The investigation revealed a black 2001 BMW w...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-07-16 Motor Vehicle Crash

At approximately 1:45 PM Police, Fire, and Rescue personnel responded to 730
Piney Forest Road, the Hilltop Exxon for a report of a single vehicle crash anddiscovered a vehicle had crashed into the business.

The investigation revealed a 1996 Chevrol...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-07-16 Vandalism

At approximately 7:45AM Danville Police responded to the 100 block of
River Oak Boulevard in reference to a vandalism call. Someone spray paintedobscene language on the building and the gymnasium. At this time there
are no suspects and the Danville Po...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-07-16 Shooting

On 08-07-2016 at approx. 3:27 am, Danville Police Department responded to the 300 block of College Park reference to someone being shot.

Upon arrival, officers found a 22 year old Danville male suffering
from gunshot wounds. The victim was transporte...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

08-06-16 Vandalism

On 8-6-2016 at approximately 6:50AM Danville Police responded to the 1100 block of Franklin Tpke in reference to vandalism. Someone spray painted obscene language on the front of the building and several adjacent houses. Several windows were also broke...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

08-01-16 Homicide

On 07-31-16 at approximately 5:14 pm, police responded to 23 Elizabeth St. in reference to a shooting. Once on scene, officers located a deceased white male inside the home. Next of kin have not been notified so the victim's name will not be released at...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

07-25-16 Shooting

A Danville man is in stable condition following a shooting that occurred late yesterday.

Shortly after 11:00 pm yesterday evening, Danville Police responded to the 500 block of Henry St. for a report of a man being shot. Upon arrival they located a 23...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

07-21-16 Robbery

On 7-20-16 at approximately 10:52pm Danville Police responded to the 1400 Block of North Main Street in reference to a robbery.

A 19 year old Danville City resident advised two black males approached him
on foot and robbed him. Suspect one was wearin...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

07-20-16 Homicide Arrests

Two men have been arrested in connection to a homicide that occurred this past weekend.

Today warrants were obtained and served on Jahiza Shamori Jones, age 23, and Marteno Manuel Holmes, age 24. Both are Danville residents. They are charged with one ...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2016

07-16-16 Homicide

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

At approximately 9:15 am today Danville Police responded to the area of White St. and Swanson St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a male ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

06-16-16 Unattended Death

Early Sunday morning the Danville Police Department responded to Schoolfield Dr. for a report of what appeared to be infant remains in a duffel bag. The Danville Police Department investigates every unattended death as a homicide until facts and circumsta...Read on...

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: 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...