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Posted on: December 21, 2020

12-21-2020 Traffic crash on South Boston Road

choi game cau caDanville 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...

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

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

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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. 

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

12-16-2020 Danville experiencing record low crime

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The 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...

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

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

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Danville 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...

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

12-09-2020 Skeletal human remains discovered in Danville

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choi game cau caDanville 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.  

choi game cau caOfficers immediately secured the area and today police ...

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

12-08-2020 Robbery arrest

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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...

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

12-08-2020 Drug investigation arrest

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Danville 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,...

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

12-04-2020 Focused opioid intervention efforts continue

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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 ...

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

12-03-2020 Catalytic converter theft awareness

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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 ...

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

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

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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 ...

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

Traffic Fatality

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choi game cau caMotor vehicle crash results in a fatality

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

choi game cau caA gray 2016 Range Rover driven...

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

11-12-2020 IDDU Graduation

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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...

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

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

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choi game cau caDanville 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 ...

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

11-06-2020 Police investigate overnight shooting

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

choi game cau caShortly 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 ...

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

10-23-2020 Community response helps capture robber

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choi game cau caDanville 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&...

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

10-12-20 Man Arrested on Multiple Firearm Charges

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choi game cau caDanville 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...

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

10-09-20 Traffic Fatality

On 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...

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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