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Posted on: April 16, 2021

04-16-2021 Man charged for throwing knife at deputy

After investigation and consultation with the Danville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Danville Police charged 62-year-old Jay Weldon Miller, of Danville, with attempted malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer in connection with the incident in the Danville Courthouse on April 14.  

Police will serve the arrest warrant on Miller when he is released from treatment. 

 Anyone who may have information on these cases can contact us at 434-793-0000 or use our crime tips app CARE at

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