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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Mayor declares May as ‘Make Danville Shine Month’

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Mayor Alonzo Jones on Tuesday officially declared the month of May as “Make Danville Shine Month.” The goal of the seventh annual “Make Danville Shine” campaign is to encourage residents and businesses to clean up a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City launches official ‘Danville VA’ mobile app

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The City of Danville today announced a new free mobile app is available that puts city hall at the fingertips of residents and visitors.

The official “Danville, VA” app, which is available in the Apple iTunes app store and the Android G...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Police hold fourth community walk of year

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Monday in the Westover Manor neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the fourth of the year and the department’s 15th since these events began.

The walk included the Westover Manor Trailer C...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City offices to close for Easter holiday on Monday

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 22, in observance of the Easter holiday. Both the main and branch public libraries will be closed, and there will be no Danville Transit service.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, April 16, 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 l...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Danville launches new geographic data hub

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The City of Danville today announced the launch of a new geographic information website for the public, the Danville Geographic Data Hub. This site features data available for search or download, as well as maps that come to life at the click of a mouse.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2019

National Weather Service seeks flood stage input

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg is seeking public comment on proposed changes to flood stage categories for the Dan River in Danville.

The changes, which are scheduled to take effect on May 15, are needed because recent flood events show that th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Mainline Trolley service resumes on Friday

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Danville Transit will renew seasonal weekend Mainline Trolley operations on Friday, April 5. Service is provided each weekend on Fridays and Saturday from April through December and passengers can complete off route requests within a quarter mile of the r...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Proposed budget keeps focus on future

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City Manager Ken Larking on Thursday night submitted to City Council a proposed budget that invests additional money in public schools, crime reduction and public safety initiatives, and projects designed to grow Danville.

As proposed, Danville Public Scho...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Police Department holds 14th community walk

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Tuesday in the Third Avenue neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the third of the year and the department’s 14th since these events began.

The police officers were joined by staff members fr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Cabin Creek Initiative aims to break barriers

Booth set up for Cabin Creek Initiative open house

The City of Danville joined on Monday with Averett University’s Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness, Danville Community College, River District Auto Spa and River District Barbershop to launch an initiative that will bring skill-bas...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2019

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: April 16, 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: April 16, 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: April 16, 2019

Reported Incidents

The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prior seven day period.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 15, 2019

04-15-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 04-15-2019 at Westover Manor Trailer Ct. and Westover Trailer Ct. This will be the fourth community walk of 2019.  The w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2019

03-21-2019 Wanted Person Arrested

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03-21-2019

Caswell County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Danville Police Department arrested Justin Montel Jones on the evening of March 20, 2019.  Jones was arrested on a Fugitive Warrant without incident and he is being hel...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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 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)

Matthew Dustin Moore mugshot 2-7-2019

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: 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