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Posted on: January 14, 2022

01-14-2021 Suspect Indicted and Arrested for Homicide from November Rocklawn Ave Shooting

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43-year-old Khaleel Latwain Rodgers of Ringgold Virginia was indicted by a Danville Grand Jury for First Degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for the killing of 50-year-old Clarence James Martin Jr on November 17, 2021. &nb...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2022

01-13-2022 UPDATE Arrest Made in Riverside Pawn Burglary

Charlie J. Harrell

The Danville Police Department in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) offices in Roanoke VA and Greensboro NC have identified, located, and arrested Charlie Joe Harrell of Burlington NC for the January 4, 2022 b...

Charlie J Harrell

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

01-10-2022 UPDATE Suspect Vehicle Sought from Riverside Pawn Burglary

Riverside Pawn suspect vehicle 2

The Danville Police Department in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect and now the suspect vehicle from an early morning burglary from...

Riverside Pawn Burglary suspect vehicle

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

01-07-2022 Shoplifting Suspects Assault officer, involved in two accidents, and Arrested

Wright and Billings arrest photos

The Danville Police Department responded to a shoplifting in progress call at the Walmart Supercenter, 515 Mount Cross Rd, after 2:00 PM this afternoon.  

Officer S.C. Parker approached the two male suspects near the store exit in cooperation with...

Billings Carpenter Miner and Parker Barron Wright

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

01-04-2022 Police Seek Assistance Identifying Early Morning Burglary Suspect

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The Danville Police Department in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect from an early morning burglary at Riverside Pawn Shop, 2384 Riversid...

Suspect Riverside Pawn

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

12-7-2021 Danville Police Investigating a Robbery of local Convenience Store

The Danville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of the Fasmart Convenience store on Goodyear Boulevard that occurred at approximately 9:45 PM last night.  

Two masked suspects, identified as black males, entered the store, produce...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

12-07-2021 Danville Police Seek Assistance from Weekend Shooting Incident

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Just before midnight Saturday night, two Danville teenagers reported being shot in the 2900 block of West Main Street.  A 19-year-old male was located in the parking lot of an apartment complex while an 18-year-old male was located on the lot of ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

12-7-2021 Danville Police Department CALEA Public Information Session Notice

CALEA Announcement

The Danville Police Department will be undergoing a virtual on-site assessment to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards through The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc (CALEA) on Monday and Tuesday, D...

CALEA Public Hearing Notice

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2021

12-3-2021 Potential Threat Investigation Underway

At approximately 8:15 AM, the Danville Police Department was notified and responded to reports of a potential social media threat to George Washington High School.  The initial response included extra uniformed personnel partnering with Danville ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

11-24-2021 Worsham St. Convenience Store Robbed, Suspect Arrested

Demetrius Whitehead

At approximately 7:15 PM tonight, the Danville Police Department responded to a robbery of the Junior's Convenience Mart at Worsham Street.  A single male suspect in a mask was reported to have entered the store, motioned as if he had a ...

Demetrius Jermaine Whitehead

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2021

11-22-2021 Victim Identified from fatal West Main Street hit and run accident

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The Danville Police Department is now able to identify the deceased victim from Saturday night's tragic hit and run pedestrian accident on West Main Street as 74-year-old Nelson Baisas Baldemor of Danville.  His identity was previously w...

Willie Junior Coles

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2021

11-20-2021 Police seek immediate help in fatal hit and run accident

At app. 9:31 PM this evening, the Danville Police Department responded to West Main Street near the intersection of Lady Astor Street for a fatal hit and run accident involving a pedestrian.  The victim was transported by EMS but pronounced dead ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2021

11-18-2021 Charge Made in Deadly Rocklawn Ave. Shooting Investigation

KhaleelRodgers

The Danville Police Department has charged 43-year-old Khaleel Latwain Rodgers with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in violation of VA Code 18.2-308.2, as the investigation into last nights deadly shooting on Rocklawn Avenue continues.

Khaleel...

Khaleel Latwain Rodgers

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2021

11-17-2021 Two Men Shot in Deadly Incident on Rocklawn Avenue

Shortly after 6:30 PM this evening, the Danville Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls for shots being fired in the Rocklawn Avenue area.  Responding officers located 50-year-old Danville resident, Clarence James Martin Jr, in front o...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

10-29-2021 Suspect Charged, Police Searching for Bradley Rd Homicide Suspect

Jerome Jermaine Davis Jr

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 43-year-old Jerome Jermaine Davis Jr. of Danville.  Detectives have obtained a warrant against Mr. Davis for second-degree murder in the shooting death of 40-year-old Stev...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

10-28-2021 Homicide Investigation on Bradley Rd.

At approximately 7:58PM, the Danville Police Department responded to the 400 block of Bradley Road for calls of shots fired and a male victim being shot.  Officers located a victim, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound, in the stree...

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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