News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2020

Structure Fire in Danville

choi game cau caThe Danville Fire Department responded to a Structure Fire in the 1200 Block of Halifax Rd. at 427am on 12-26-2020. Upon arrival we found fire coming out of the windows on the side and on the rear of the house. There was no one inside the house when we ar...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Building Fire at Danville Tree Care on Goodyear Blvd.

The Danville Fire Department responded to a report of a fire on Goodyear Blvd. just off Industrial Ave. Apparatus arriving at 8:29 pm could see the fire before turning on Goodyear Blvd. The fire was the main building in the fenced in area belonging to Dan...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2020

Danville Fire Department responds to a structure fire of a motel

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1390 Piney Forest Rd at 10:40 am this morning. Upon arrival crews encountered heavy fire and smoke coming  from a second floor motel room. Crews were able to evacuate all occu...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Keep the Wreath Red Campaign

Wreath Campaign

choi game cau caThe Danville Fire Department announces a new “Keep the Wreath Red” campaign. This campaign is geared towards fire safety during the holidays. The wreath will be decorated in all red lights and hung at Fire Station 1, located at 600 Lyn...

Read on...

Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 23, 2020

IALR breaks ground on new center

Rendering of new center

choi game cau caThe Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has broken ground to build a 51,250-square-foot Center for Manufacturing Advancement (CMA) on the IALR campus. The innovative CMA will offer a platform for leading-edge business success specifically ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Field of Gratitude to say ‘thanks’ to community

Riverview Rotary Field of Gratitide logo

News release by Danville Riverview Rotary

Beautiful flags of gratitude, love, and peace will fly in Danville, Virginia, on Riverside Drive across from the Woodall Nissan Dealership between Saturday, January 30, and Sunday, February 14.   The Field...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City, DCC honor first Project Rebuild graduates

A graduation ceremony was held today for the first Project Rebuild class, with six members receiving certificates for completing a workforce readiness program for 18- to 25-year-olds looking to rebuild their lives.

A partnership between Danville Community ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2020

City releases schedule for Christmas holiday

Christmas Tree

The Municipal Building, all other City of Danville government offices, and the public library will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

choi game cau caThe James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed for ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Danville experiencing record low crime

crime numbers

choi game cau caThe City of Danville continues to experience a decrease in crime thanks to focused deterrence efforts and community partnerships. 

choi game cau caChief Scott Booth came to Danville in 2018 with the mission to reduce crime, particularly violent crime, and build c...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Utility relief remains available for customers

Danville Utilities logo

The City of Danville reminds utility customers who have experienced COVID-19-related income loss that funds remain available to assist with delinquent utility bills.

Customers, however, must apply by the end of the month because the Coronavirus Aid, Recove...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 15, 2020

City preps for threat of mixed precipitation

snowman

choi game cau caThe Public Works Department is pretreating main thoroughfares, bridges, and overpasses today because of a threat of snow, sleet, and freezing rain that will affect motorists as they commute to work on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg h...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2020

City closes Harris center's customer service offices

choi game cau caCustomer service offices at the Charles H. Harris Financial Service Center will be closed to the public beginning Friday and will remain closed until further notice. Payment collection offices will continue to operate as usual, with payments being accepte...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Treasury staff help citizens find over $80,000

Virginia Department of the Treasury staff helped Danville residents find a total of $80,690.01 during an unclaimed property virtual call event that was held on Dec. 3-4 for local citizens who might be owed funds they don’t know about.

choi game cau caTreasury wo...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Seventh annual Holiday Light Show to kick-off

Community holiday light show logo

The seventh annual Community Holiday Light Show kicks off tonight, with shows each night at Ballou Park through Christmas Day, except for Christmas Eve. The show begins at 6 p.m. and closes at 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 10 p.m. on Fridays and Sa...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Caesars presents $15 million check to City

Caesars Virginia LLC officials today presented the City of Danville with a check of $15 million during a ceremony at the Municipal Building.

Hunter Byrnes and Steven Gould, attorneys with Byrnes Gould Law in Danville representing Caesars Entertainment, pre...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Danville Transit will offer new service option

Danville Transit buses

choi game cau caThe Danville Transit System will offer same-day service beginning Monday, Dec. 7, for all reservation-based operations, including the Reserve A Ride Service, Handivan operation, and Senior Transportation program via online reservations.

choi game cau caPassengers can visi...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Hood sworn in as city councilman

Councilman Bryant Hood sworn into office.

Newly elected Councilman Bryant Hood was sworn into office prior to Tuesday night’s meeting of .

choi game cau caHood last month won the special election held to determine who would finish the term of former City Councilman Adam Tomer. The term is slated to en...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Council accepts grant for 911 phone system

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to accept a grant to upgrade the 911 phone system at the Emergency Communications Center. The upgrade in early 2021 will take the center from an analog system to an IP digital system that is capable of supporting th...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

choi game cau caThe City Council will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 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.

choi game cau caThe meeting is o...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Treasury staff to help citizens find missing money

Money Search event flyer

The City of Danville’s Treasurer’s Office and the Virginia Department of the Treasury will hold an unclaimed property virtual call event on Dec. 3-4 to help local citizens who might be owed funds they don’t know about.

choi game cau caTreasury workers came to Danville las...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City seeks input on Main Street Plaza property

The Danville Office of Economic Development invites citizens to participate in a about the future use of the Main Street Plaza property being vacated by Lou’s Antiques Mall. 

The store is in the process of relocating to the Sherwo...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Offices, library to close for Thanksgiving holiday

New Years 2018 image

The Municipal Building and all other city government offices will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and will remain closed until Monday, Nov. 30.

 The public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthous...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Council formally certifies casino gaming operator

The City Council on Tuesday night voted to formally certify Caesars Virginia, LLC as the City's preferred casino gaming operator and to authorize Mayor Alonzo Jones to execute the City's post-referendum letter of certification and submit...

Read on...

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: December 22, 2020

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: December 22, 2020

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: December 22, 2020

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: December 22, 2020

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: December 21, 2020

12-21-2020 Traffic crash on South Boston Road

Danville Police are investigating a single-vehicle traffic crash that happened this afternoon on South Boston Road that left a Danville man dead. 

The crash happened about 12:35 p.m. on South Boston Road near the intersection of Gough St. The driv...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

12-18-2020 First Responders Children's Foundation Toy Express

pics

Because of a very generous donation from the First Responders Children's Foundation, the Danville Police Department will get to bring cheer to many local families who may not have a Christmas otherwise. 

First Responders Children&rsqu...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

12-16-2020 Danville experiencing record low crime

crime numbers

The City of Danville continues to experience a decrease in crime thanks to focused deterrence efforts and community partnerships. 

Chief Scott Booth came to Danville in 2018 with the mission to reduce crime, particularly violent crime, and build c...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

12-11-2020 Man wanted in connection to catalytic converter thefts

solisjpeg

choi game cau caDanville Police obtained several warrants on Daniel R. Solis of Danville with several charges in connection with a string of catalytic converter thefts.

choi game cau caPolice charged Solis, age 39, with two counts of grand larceny, trespassing and unlawfully entering a v...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

12-09-2020 Skeletal human remains discovered in Danville

Picture1

Danville Police are conducting a death investigation after a crew of workers clearing trees along a power line right-of-way found human skeletal remains late in the afternoon of December 8.  

Officers immediately secured the area and today police ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

12-08-2020 Robbery arrest

hamptonjpeg

Danville Police arrested David Hampton, age 20, for robbery and abduction in connection with a December 1 incident. 

choi game cau caOn the evening of December 1, the victim reported to police he met a man that he did not know in order to buy drugs. They walked t...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

12-08-2020 Drug investigation arrest

allenjpeg

choi game cau caDanville Police charged Joshua Allen in connection with an ongoing drug investigation involving a potentially fatal overdose. 

On November 27 a family member called 911 to report they found a family member unresponsive. EMS transported the victim,...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-04-2020 Focused opioid intervention efforts continue

Picture1

The Danville Police Department would like to remind everyone of the continued focused efforts to combat opioid abuse in the City of Danville, provide information on recent likely deaths from opioid use, and offer assistance to individuals fighting opioid ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

12-03-2020 Catalytic converter theft awareness

catalytic thefts

choi game cau caThe Danville Police Department has recognized a citywide pattern of catalytic converter theft from vehicle exhaust systems. Toyota Priuses and Honda’s are the most common vehicle type being targeted, although several other makes and models have ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

12-03-2020 Danville man wanted in connection with November shooting

green

Danville Police are looking for Kaos Green for outstanding felony warrants for his involvement in a November shooting.  

choi game cau caPolice charged Green, age 25, with aggravated assault and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Traffic Fatality

choi game cau caNovember 25, 2020

choi game cau caMotor vehicle crash results in a fatality

Danville Police are investigating a traffic crash that happened Tuesday around 5:16 p.m. in the area of West Main Street and Park Avenue.   

A gray 2016 Range Rover driven...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

11-12-2020 IDDU Graduation

IDDU

The Danville Police Department is excited to recognize the first class of IDDU graduates.

The acronym IDDU stands for Incarceration Doesn’t Define Us.  Community Relations Liaison Ashtyn Foddrell created the program to focus on a restorative commu...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

11-09-2020 Man wanted on multiple assault and firearm charges

loftis

Danville Police are searching for Joseph Lee Loftis, 29, who is wanted on multiple warrants stemming from a domestic incident. 

choi game cau caOver the weekend, Loftis assaulted his girlfriend and held her against her will. The victim was eventually able to get ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-06-2020 Police investigate overnight shooting

Picture1

Danville Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man seriously injured.

Shortly after midnight, police responded to a 911 call that someone had been shot in the 1600 block of North Main Street. Officers found a 36-year-old man outside ...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2020

10-23-2020 Community response helps capture robber

Picture1

Danville Police arrested a 17-year-old for an armed robbery that happened Thursday morning. 

The victim was outside of his home in the 200 block of Wheatley Road about 11:15 a.m. when a male approached, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim&...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Man Arrested on Multiple Firearm Charges

Travalle Deshon McCadden

Danville Police went to the 300 Block of Bell Drive searching for a man who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. Travalle Deshon McCadden, age 19 of Danville VA was arrested with out incident. After the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and se...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2020

10-09-20 Traffic Fatality

choi game cau caOn October 9, 2020 at 8:40PM, emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of Kentuck Road for reports of a traffic crash. Once on scene personnel found a Chevrolet SUV overturned on the side of the highway. The driver was the only occupant of the vehic...

Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2012

02-14-12 Burglary Arrest

choi game cau caAt 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

choi game cau caAt 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