News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2022

Structure fire on North Main St.

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire located at 1468 North Main Street at 9:36 PM.  Upon the arrival of E5(3rd Ave.) fire and smoke was visible and units initially had reports from bystanders that someone may be ins...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Structure fire on Marshall Terrace

The Danville FD responded to a reported structure fire @ 143 Marshall Terrace @ 3:11 pm.  DFD responded with 3 Engines, 1 Ladder truck, 1 Support unit, 1 Command unit, and the Fire Marshal's office.  Upon arrival, E3 (Industrial Ave. Sta...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Structure fire at Wrenn Yeatts

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire @ 5858 Riverside Dr. (Wrenn Yeatts Funeral Home) @ 12:25 Pm.  DFD responded with 3 Engines, 1 Ladder truck, 2 Support units, 1 Command unit, 1 Tender apparatus, and the Fire Mars...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Structure fire at RCATT

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the RCATT building located on Slayton Ave. @ 2:02 PM.  The DFD responded with 4 engines, 1 ladder truck, 2 support units, and 1 command unit.  Upon arrival, E7(Airpor...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2022

An eleven year old boy was recovered from the Dan River.

The Danville Fire Department responded to a report of a water rescue at 1131 N Riverwalk Trail.  Engine 1, Ladder 1, Engine 5, Technical Rescue 1, swift-water 1 & 2, Engine 7, Hazmat 2, Battalion 1, and Chief 1 responded to the incident. &...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2022

Twenty-eight finish Youth Police Academy

A special class of students – 28 youths – graduated today from the fourth annual Danville Youth Police Academy. The academy was designed to build bridges between officers and youths.

The graduation ceremony held at Langston Focus School...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Project Imagine honors latest class of graduates

Group shot of Project Imagine graduates and ambassadors

Seven teenagers were honored recently for completing life skills training and goal-setting exercises through Project Imagine, a program that gives gang-affiliated teens a future off the streets. 

With the latest class of graduates, seven classes t...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2022

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, July 5, 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...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Fireworks, fun set for July Fourth celebration

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Annual July 4 Celebration at the Crossing will kick off at 6 p.m. and will feature free entertainment and arts and crafts. This year’s musical entertainment is provided by Seven Til Sunrise and will begi...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Free concert will feature bluegrass band

Parks and Recreation’s Music at the Market, a free summer concert series, continues Thursday, June 30, outside at the Community Market with the Jus' Cauz bluegrass band performing.

This high-energy, Danville-based band is one of the most...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Holiday schedule for offices, services

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville Transit will ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Regional partnership to focus on future growth

News release from the Danville Regional Foundation

A new organization will focus on how to prepare for the growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County. The Partnership for Regional Prosperity is the outcome of a recommendation in the 2019 Regional Ec...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Tourism survey mailed to businesses, households

The Danville Office of Economic Development & Tourism, the official destination marketing organization for the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, is conducting a survey to develop plans for a regional tourism brand and marketing program. All ci...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Tickets on sale for Brantley Gilbert concert

Tickets are on sale for Danville Harvest Jubilee’s summer concert featuring singer/songwriter Brantley Gilbert. He will perform live at the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, July 30.

Gilbert has released five albums over the years. He has also wri...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Free concert will feature Elvis tribute artist

Parks and Recreation’s Music at the Market, a free summer concert series, continues Thursday, June 23, outside at the Community Market with Elvis tribute artist Wayne Euliss performing.

Euliss is a McLeansville, N.C., resident who has been bringi...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Main Street program again recognized

News release from the River District Association

River District Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street program for meeting rigorous performance standards.

Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of accredited ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Memorial Drive paving underway

Milling and paving is underway on Memorial Drive between Park Avenue and Central Boulevard. The work will require alternating lane closures.

Weather permitting, the work will be completed by the late Friday.

Adams Construction Company is the contractor.

Moto...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2022

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, June 21, 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...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Holiday schedule for offices, services

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, in observance of Juneteenth as an official holiday. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

How...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Children’s Festival returns on Saturday

Danville Parks and Recreation will host its annual Children’s Festival at the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and activities at the festival are free! There will be concessionaires on-site with items for...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Free summer concert series opens

The 2022 Music at the Market, a free summer concert series, kicks off today, outside at the Community Market, with a Kenny Rogers Tribute Show by music artist Tim Sells.

Sells, who was named as one of the top tribute artists in North Carolina in the Charlo...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Treasury staff help citizens find over $350,000

Virginia Department of the Treasury staff helped Danville residents find a record total of $351,000 during an unclaimed property virtual call event that was held last Thursday and Friday.

The previous high during a Danville event was $103,230 found a year ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Chamber awards $50,000 to four businesses

News release by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce [Chamber] awarded four existing businesses with a total of $50,000 to assist in the expansion of their services. 

The Chamber ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2022

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, June 7, in a business session at 7 p.m. followed by a work session. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

Both sessions ar...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Business Appreciation Day celebrated today

News release by the Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Danville Office of Economic Development and Tourism, the Pittsylvania County Office of Economic Development, the R...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Police arrest teen for school shooting threat

Over this past weekend, the Virginia Fusion Center notified the Danville Police Department of a social media post that contained a non-location-specific threat to shoot at a school that originated from the city of Danville area.  In partnership w...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Governor heralds Axxor expansion outside city

News release from the Office of the Governor

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Axxor, a global leader in paper honeycomb development and production, will invest $3.5 million to expand its manufacturing capacity in Ringgold East Industrial Park i...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

‘Cars’ featured Friday in free outdoor movie series

Danville Parks and Recreation’s “Movies at the Crossing” series continues on Friday, June 3, at the Carrington Pavilion with the movie “Cars” played on the big screen. Admission is free.

Cars is a 2006 Amer...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Treasury staff to help citizens find missing money

The City of Danville Treasurer’s Office will be hosting a virtual call event with the Virginia Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property office to assist citizens with looking for money that may be owed to them. On Thursday, June...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Holiday schedule for offices, services

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville Transit will not...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Survey still available on Piney Forest Road study

The Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization continues to gather public input on traffic congestion and safety concerns along the Piney Forest Road corridor. A survey is available through the end of May.

The survey and information on the study can be ac...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Hot and humid weekend, nearing record heat

Hot and humid conditions are arriving this weekend, with a high temperature of 94 degrees expected for both Friday and Saturday — 15 degrees above the normal high.

 Please remember to:

  • Never leave children, adults, or animals alone inside...
Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Council OKs school budget for next year

The City Council voted earlier this week to approve the budget of the School Board for operation of public schools in the next fiscal year, which begins July 1.

The School Board earlier this month had presented to the City Council an estimate of $81.8 mill...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Free outdoor movie series continues Friday

Danville Parks and Recreation’s “Movies at the Crossing” series continues on Friday, May 20, at the Carrington Pavilion with the movie “Trolls World Tour” played on the big screen. Admission is free.

Trolls...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Six businesses named Dream Launch winners

News release by the River District Association

The River District Association (RDA) has awarded six new businesses more than $140K in RDA Dream Launch Grants to open or expand their brick-and-mortar businesses in the River District, and an additional $17,5...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Danville Transit seeks public feedback

Danville Transit is seeking opinions regarding public transportation in the region. The survey will help Danville Transit learn which public transportation priorities are most important for area residents.

Every six years, Virginia transit systems complete...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2022

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, May 17, in a business session at 7 p.m. followed by a work session. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

Both sessions ar...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Festival In The Park returns this weekend

For the first time since 2019, Danville will celebrate Festival in the Park—the three-day event that celebrates and encourages the practice of the arts and togetherness of the community. Although the COVID-19 pandemic put the festivities on hold...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Registered voters in city to receive notices by mail

The Danville Registrar’s Office will mail notices to registered voters in the city that will provide information on the changes in legislative districts because of redistricting.

For Danville, the state House of Delegates’ district numb...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2022

City, museum receive tourism marketing grants

The City of Danville’s Office of Economic Development & Tourism and the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History have received grants from the Virginia Tourism Corporation for tourism marketing.

The grants are part of the more than $2.7 milli...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2022

VIR race events to draw thousands to area

News release by Virginia International Raceway

Alton, Va. – May 5, 2022 – VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) is kicking off its season of major spectator events in May, marking the beginning of what promises to be a busy tour...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: June 28, 2022

Arrest Photos

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

Arrest Photos in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: June 28, 2022

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: June 28, 2022

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,...

Read on...

Warrant list in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: June 28, 2022

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 Danville, VA Police Activity Report

News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2022

06-29-2022 Fourth annual youth police academy graduation on 6-30-22

The Danville Police Department wishes to congratulate twenty-eight youth cadets who will graduate June 30, 2022, from the fourth annual youth police academy.  The ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:00 am.  The event will take place in ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

06-14-2022 Shooting Investigation Leads to Charges and Arrest in North Carolina

Joshua Singletary

      On June 12, 2022, at approximately 5:30AM, the Danville Police Department responded to a shooting incident at the W building of the apartments located at 1321 Piney Forest Rd.  A 23-year-old Danville man was found...

Joshua Singletary

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

06-08-2022 Police Investigating Homicide

Shortly after 9:00AM this morning, the Danville Police Department responded to a 911 call to the residence located at 10 Lands End.  The 911 caller requested officers to conduct a well being check on the resident.  Responding officers fo...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

06-01-2022 Danville Police Respond to Threat to Shoot at a School and Make Arrest

Over this past weekend, the Virginia Fusion Center notified the Danville Police Department of a social media post that contained a non-location-specific threat to shoot at a school that originated from the city of Danville area.  In partnership w...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

05-20-2022 Homicide Suspect Andrew Jovanni Menjivar Has Been Arrested

Andrew Menjivar photo

This afternoon, our law enforcement partners with the Winston Salem Police Department located and arrested 24-year-old Andrew Jovanni Menjivar for the charge of second degree murder from Tuesdays homicide of 29-year-old Brandon Alexander Gore. He will now...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

05-18-2022 *Update* Danville Police Still Searching for Homicide Suspect

Andrew Menjivar photo

The Danville Police Department is asking citizens to help locate 24-year-old Andrew Jovanni Menjivar who has officially been charged with second degree murder in the killing of Brandon Alexander Gore yesterday at the apartment complex located at 1575 Rich...

Andrew Jovanni Menjivar

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

05-17-2022 Danville Police Actively Searching for Suspect in Deadly Morning Shooting

Andrew Menjivar photo

At 9:31 AM, the Danville Police Department responded to the apartment complex at 1575 Richmond Blvd for a call of a man being shot outside of an apartment.  Officers located a 29-year-old Danville resident, Brandon Alexander Gore, suffering from ...

Andrew Manjivar

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

05-6-2022 Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Thefts from Motor Vehicles

Vehicle Thefts release suspect

Danville Police Seeking Help Identifying Suspect in Theft from Motor Vehicles, Asking Citizens to Lock Valuable and Firearms

The Danville Police Department has received multiple calls for items being stolen from vehicles within the City of Danville over th...

Suspect Photo

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

04-27-2022 Chief Scott Booth Awarded 2022 Innovation in Government Award

Group w Governor Wilder

On April 26, 2022, Danville Police Chief Scott C. Booth was presented the 2022 Excellence in Virginia Award for Innovation in Government by the Virginia Commonwealth University L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at the Richmond Marr...

Award Ceremony with Governor Wilder

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

04-20-2022 Arrest Made in the Fatal Hit and Run Death of Tyler Brent Herndon

MarcoBanksJrarrestphoto

This afternoon, April 20, 2022, investigators with the Danville Police Department charged 19-year-old Danville resident Marco Dunzell Banks Jr. with Felony Hit and Run, in violation of Virginia code 46.2-894 in relation to the April 2, 2022, hit and run a...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2022

04-16-2022 Danville Police Investigating Deadly Shooting

At 1:24PM this afternoon, the Danville 911 center received a call of a male being shot at Cardinal Village Apartments.  Responding officers located 20-year-old Shafi Yassin Rasheed of Danville, suffering from gunshot wounds in the 600 block of Ed...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

04-15-2022 Danville Police De-escalate an Armed Barricaded Suspect After Shots Were Fired

The Danville Police Department is pleased to announce a positive outcome to a critical incident with a barricaded armed individual at 1321 Piney Forest Rd overnight, which resulted in a 7-hour negotiation.  

     At appr...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

04-08-2022 Update to Franklin Turnpike Fatal Motorcycle Accident Investigation

Franklin Turnpike crash possible suspect

       With the support of the community, the Danville Police Department has located the black four door vehicle involved in last Saturday's hit-and-run accident on Franklin Turnpike involving a motorcycle, whi...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

04-07-2022 Police Arrest New Jersey Homicide Suspect in Danville

DarneillThomas

     At approximately 11:00AM this morning, the Danville Police Department arrested 22-year-old Darneill James Thomas of West Orange, New Jersey on an outstanding warrant for Homicide from Essex County, New Jersey.  

&am...

Darneill Thomas

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

04-05-2022 Danville Police Department Awarded CALEA Accreditation

CALEA Award Photo 4-2-22 Orlando Florida

The Danville Police Department was awarded with accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc (CALEA) on Saturday night April 2, 2022, in Orlando, Florida.  

The process of review for accreditation through CA...

CALEA Award Presentation Orlando, FL

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

04-05-2022 Police Investigating Fatal Accident

     The Danville Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 9:55PM last night in the 600 block of Henry Street.  A 17-year-old female from Danville was driving a b...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

04-05-2022 Police Seek Publics Help Identifying Vehicle from Motorcycle Crash

Franklin Turnpike crash possible suspect

       The Danville Police Department responded to a crash involving a motorcycle at app. 3:44 PM Saturday afternoon on Franklin Turnpike near the city limits at Orphanage Road.  A 26-year-old Danville resident...

Vehicle of Interest

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

02-24-2022 Danville Police Awards Ceremony 2022

2021 Partnership Awards Recipients

Today, the Danville Police Department recognized 55 agency personnel, 7 community or law enforcement partners, and two agency K 9's with awards for outstanding actions and performance in 2021 at the annual awards ceremony held at the River Oak Church of G...
2021 Partnership Award Recipients

Photos on DPD Facebook Page 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