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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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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

06-11-20 Video of Wal Mart Shoplifting Arrest

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At approximately 2:21 PM, Danville Police responded to Wal Mart 515 Mt Cross Rd for a report of a shoplifting offense.

After the investigation, two females and a male were arrested for shoplifting. One female and the male cooperated and were released on a ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

06-11-2020 Additional overdoses overnight

The Danville
Police Department responded to three additional overdoses in the City afteryesterday’s media release.  Evidence indicates that two of the overdoses
are potentially related to the same substances used in the other recent...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

06-10-2020 Arrests made in connection to series of recent overdoses

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The Danville Police Department arrested two Danville men on drug charges in connection with a series of recent overdoses.

Police charged Matthew E. Trakas (44) and Andreiu D. Barley (25) each with the possession with intent to distribute drugs in violation...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
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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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

05-11-2020 Lindsey Antonio Wilson arrested

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Danville Police arrested Lindsey Antonio Wilson on an outstanding warrant for malicious wounding. He was arrested during the course of a routine traffic stop in Danville on May 10. The charge is related to the July 4, 2019, felonious assault on Melvin Smi...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

04-30-2020 Danville Police offer online incident reporting

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The response to COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and necessitates a fluid response and we are committed to doing our part to help keep our community healthy.

As part of this strategy, we have implemented an online incident-reporting feature for citizens to fil...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

04-30-2020 Three charged with vandalism of the Salvation Army

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Police identified and charged three Danville residents for spray painting graffiti on the Salvation Army building that happened April 21.

Investigators charged 18-year-old Antonio M. Doroteo and Sierra J. Austin, 19, with vandalism, the prohibited wearing ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2020

05-07-2020 *Arrested* Man wanted on firearms charges for shooting into girlfriend’s house

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Keith O’Brien Hairston turned himself in on May 4 for outstanding warrants related to shooting into a dwelling. He was being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.

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Investigators charged Keith O’Brien Hairston, Jr., 20, for shoo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2020

04-25-2020 Danville man dies in motorcycle crash

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Bobby J. Collins, 30, of Danville, died Friday evening after the motorcycle he was driving crashed.

Witnesses told police that they saw a motorcycle and a Chevrolet Camaro traveling north on Piney Forest Road at a high rate of speed. The crash occurred at ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

04-08-2020 Charges made in March 4 homicide

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Danville Police, in collaboration with the Danville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, charged Ladarius Tomas Jeffries for the March 4 murder of Melvin Smith. The 29-year-old Danville man is being held with no bond in the Danville City Jail on one ...

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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...

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