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Posted on: February 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 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.  The possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charge was directly related to the homicide of David Bernard Stewart that took place in the 400 blk. of Downing Dr. on December 23, 2018.  As a result of the investigation, Antwain Maurice Jones has been identified as the suspect in the homicide and additional charges are expected.  Jones is currently being held without bond in Gregg County, Texas awaiting extradition back to Danville. 

The Danville Police Department often collaborates with the U.S. Marshals Service for fugitive apprehension.  The U.S. Marshals Service was extensively involved in the search for Antwain Jones from very early on in the investigation.  They invested a considerable amount of resources into his apprehension.   

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000, the Danville Police Department at (434) 799-6508, or via our crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@danvilleva.gov. Information given will remain confidential.

The investigation is ongoing.

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