Posted on: June 26, 2017

06-26-17 Robbery

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Yesterday at approximately 11:15pm officers responded to the Valero Convenience Store located at 602 Arnett Boulevard, in reference to a reported robbery. Responding officers spoke to the victim, a female clerk. She told officers the suspect entered the s...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

06-22-17 Drug and Firearm Related Indictments

Wimbush Logan Thompson

Multiple drug and firearms related indictments were handed down yesterday by a Danville grand jury.

As a result of an ongoing investigation spanning several months, several individuals have been charged with various offenses. The Danville Police Department...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

06-22-17 Reward Offered

A reward of $1500.00 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals(s) responsible for the burglary that occurred on River Park Drive at Associated Services during the evening of 6-14-17 or early morning of 6-15-1...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

06-16-17 Burglary

More than $12,000 in coins was reported stolen in a burglary yesterday morning. 

Sometime during the evening of 6-14-17 or morning of 6-15-17 someone forced entry into Associated Services located on River Park Dr. The suspect(s) took more than $12...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

06-14-17 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Pit Stop Mart located at 1371 Piney Forest Road on 6-13-17. 

At 11:35 PM on 6-13-17, Danville Police responded to a reported armed robbery at the Pit Sop Mart located on Piney Forest R...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Concerned Citizen's tips leads to seizure of Methamphetamine

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On June 12, 2017, Danville Police Department Special Investigations, Regional Narcotics Task Force, Virginia State Police (VSP) Tactical Team,  VSP Narcotics and Gang Agents executed a gang recruiting search warrant in the 200 block of Plantation...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Shots Fired in Direction of an Officer.

On Thursday morning at approximately 2:00 a.m. a Danville Police Officer was conducting a traffic stop near Bradley Road and North Main Street. The officer was operating a marked police vehicle with its emergency lights and equipment activated. As the off...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

06-02-17 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a double homicide. 

At approximately 11:47 pm yesterday evening Danville Police responded to the intersection of Arnett Blvd. and Glendale Ave. for a report of a vehicle crash. Upon arrival they foun...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

06-02-17 Homicide Victims Identified

The victims found deceased in a vehicle at Arnett Blvd. and Glendale Ave. have been identified as 21-year-old Breia Martonia Edmunds and 20-year-old Damarcus Daran Whitehead. The investigation is active and ongoing. 

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

05-31-17 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating an apparent homicide in the 700 block of Bradley Rd. 

At approximately 6:45 pm EMS and Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Bradley Rd. for a report of an unresponsive male s...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

05-31-17 Homicide Victim Identified

The man found deceased on Bradley Rd. has been identified as 23-year-old Fenqwon Tayshon Payne. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 799-6508, or via ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Information leads to seizure of weapons and drugs.

May 20-17

Acting on information received from the public,on Saturday members of the Danville Police Department and the Regional Narcotics Task Force  executed search warrants at four locations seizing:

 5 handguns, one of which was reported as stol...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

05-13-17 Homicide

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

On 5-13-17 at approximately 2:11 am today Danville Police responded to a residence in the 600 block of Shelton Street in reference to a home invasion. Officers dis...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

05-15-17 Homicide Victim Identified

Haywood Maurice Carter

The homicide victim shot early Saturday morning on Shelton St. has been identified as Haywood Maurice Carter, age 68, of the residence. He was known by family and friends as "Biscuit." The second victim is recovering from her injuries. ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

05-10-17 Wanted Person Arrested

Jonathan Good, subject of the press release sent out on 5-9-17, turned himself in today at the Danville Police Department. He is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. Thank you for your assistance. 

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

05-09-17 Teacher Charged With Indecent Liberties

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A former teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student. 

Last month Westover Christian Academy contacted the Danville Police Department about inappropriate texts being exchanged between a teacher and a 16-year-old female s...

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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.  

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

04-21-17 Wanted Person

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Drug distribution arrest.

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

03-22-17 Arrest Made in Groping Incidents

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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 a...

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Jerome O'Neal Courts Jr.
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

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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...