Posted on: April 22, 2017

04-22-17 Wanted Person Arrested

Roy Womack, subject of the press release sent out on 04-21-17, has been arrested by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department and is being held at this time in the Pittsylvania County Jail.  Thank you for your assistance.  

Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2017

04-21-17 Wanted Person


The Danville Police Department is searching for a man for threatening to burn a church and kill its members.

Today charges were brought against Roy NMN Womack, age 51, for communicating threats to burn a a structure. Womack is accused of using social media...

Read on...

Roy Womack
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Information leads to seizure of weapons and drugs.

Seizure 4-3-17

April 03, 2017 

After receiving information from a citizen, officers  conducted surveillance  of activity at the location in the 500 block of N. Ridge Street. During the surveillance officers observed multiple persons engaging in sus...

Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Drug distribution arrest.

Claiborne 3-28-17

On March 28, 2017, Danville Police Department Investigators and Patrol officers working with the Regional Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics distribution search warrant at  a residence in the 1400 block of Claiborne Street.  Pursu...

Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Police warn about gun thefts from unlocked cars

Chief Philip Broadfoot

Danville Police on Friday said the theft of firearms from unlocked vehicles continues to be a serious crime problem. They urge gun owners to secure their weapon at all times.

Leaving it in a vehicle, especially if it is unlocked, is not a safe or secure pl...

Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 22, 2017

03-22-17 Arrest Made in Groping Incidents


A North Carolina man has been charged in connection with a series of groping incidents. 

Jerome O'Neal Courts Jr., age 22, of Ruffin, NC has been charged with two (2) counts of assault and battery in connection with a groping incident on 1-13-17 and a...

Read on...

Jerome O'Neal Courts Jr.
Posted on: March 9, 2017

03-09-17 Groping Incidents

Suspect Photo.JPG

The Danville Police Department is investigating a series of groping incidents that have occurred at local businesses.

Incidents currently reported to the police and believed to have been committed by the same suspect are as follows:

  • 1-13-17 (Wal Mart) 515 M...
Read on...

Suspect Photo
Posted on: March 3, 2017

03-03-17 Wanted Juvenile Arrested

A 17 year old  juvenile wanted by the Danville Police Department has been arrested.

On 02-21-17 in the afternoon hours Melik Zydarious Smith was arrested in the 200 block of White Street by members of the Danville Police Department in cooperation with...

Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2017

03-02-17 Charges Brought in Homicide


A Danville man has been charged in a 2016 homicide. 

Yesterday, a grand jury issued indictments against Aaron Pierre Thomas, age 29. He was charged with the following offenses:

1) Discharge a firearm in a public place resulting in injury - VA State Cod...

Read on...

Aaron Pierre Thomas
Posted on: February 24, 2017

02-24-17 Stolen weapons recovered, multiple arrests made.


Yesterday evening members of the Danville Police Departments' Special Investigations Division and Virginia State Police Task Force agents observed suspicious activity involving multiple persons.  The group was in the 200 block of West James St. o...

Read on...

Seized Guns
Posted on: February 17, 2017

02-17-17 Wanted Person Arrested


A man wanted by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office and Danville Police Department has been arrested. 

Justin Lee Stallings was arrested shortly before 2:00 am this morning in the Java area of Pittsylvania County. He is currently being in th...

Read on...

Justin Lee Stallings
Posted on: February 16, 2017

02-16-17 Stolen Vehicle / Wanted Person Addition

Stolen Auto.jpg

The owner of the vehicle reported stolen this morning provided the following photo. The wheel covers and front grill were painted black sometime after this photo was taken. 

Justin Stallings is believed to be in possession of this vehicle. 

Read more �

Stolen Auto
Posted on: February 16, 2017

02-16-17 Wanted Person


The Danville Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a wanted person.

The Danville Police Department is currently holding an unauthorized use warrant in connection with a vehicle that was reported stolen from Gloucester Ave. o...

Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2017

02-09-17 Gang Threat


The Danville Police Department has received and is investigating credible information about criminal street gangs making threats to harm or kill officers of the Danville Police Department.  

Specific information has been received concerning threats to...

Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Gang Enforcement Activities by Danville Police

Since November 4, 2016, the Danville Police Department has obtained and served 16 separate criminal street gang participation search warrants. We will continue these enforcement efforts on gangs and gang members in the coming months as information is deve...

Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2017

02-01-17 Robbery Arrest


A Danville man has been charged with a robbery that occurred last month. 

Saheem Roger Waddell, age 19, of Danville was arrested yesterday without incident. This charge is in connection to a robbery that occurred on 1-17-17. He is currently being held...

Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2017

01-25-17 Robbery Arrests

Two men are in jail charged with a robbery that occurred last week.

Jevon Zackeal Williams, age 21, was arrested yesterday evening and Joshua Malik Coleman, age 20, was arrested today in connection with a robbery that occurred last week. Both are currently...

Read on...

Williams Coleman
Posted on: January 18, 2017

01-18-17 Homicide Information Update

The Medical Examiner's Office has determined that Kelly Fears Wrenn and Ashley Lauren Joy Jones died from stab wounds. Wrenn and Jones were found deceased on 1-8-17. On 1-11-17 Amanda Lynn Willhite was located in Jacksonville, NC by Detectives from the Da...

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...