Posted on: June 12, 2017

Structure Fire on Northmont Blvd.

Danville Fire Department Units responded to a reported structure fire located at 442 Northmont Blvd. On scene, Fire personnel observed 3 victims with minor burns; two with burns on the feet and one with burns to the hands. The fire was out on arrival but ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Community Foundation awards grant to library

Exterior photo of the Danville Public Library's main branch on Patton Street

A surprise grant of $3,000 was awarded to the Danville Public Library by The Community Foundation of the Dan River at a June 15 Legacy Society Reception at the Foundation office. The grant is in honor of the Foundation’s 20th anniversary and wil...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Chef at the Market set for Saturday morning

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The Chef at the Market series resumes on Saturday, June 24, with Master Chef Chris King of The 616 farm-to-table restaurant preparing on site recipes made from fresh foods found at the Farmers’ Market.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

City Council OKs budget for next fiscal year

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City Council on Tuesday night voted to adopt a budget that includes additional crime reduction initiatives, invests more money in public schools and continues projects designed to grow Danville.

In addition to costs associated with the City Council focus a...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Entertainment, fireworks set for Fourth Celebration

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Danville Parks and Recreation will host its annual Fourth of July Celebration on Tuesday, July 4, beginning with a trail run and ending with a grand fireworks display at the Crossing.

The day’s events will begin at 8 a.m. at Anglers Park for the ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Free concert will feature Elvis tribute artist

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Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, with Elvis tribute artist Wayne Euliss.

Euliss is a Guilford County, N.C., resident who has been bringing the late ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, June 20, in a business session at 7 p.m. The session, which is open to the public, will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building at 427 Patton St.

During the business session, City Counci...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Noblis agrees to extend its lease in Danville

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Noblis Inc., a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization with a unique mission to solve complex scientific systems, process, and infrastructure problems in ways that benefit the public, announced today its intention to extend its commitment...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

RIFA approves purchase agreement with Enviva

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During its regularly scheduled meeting, the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority (RIFA) approved a purchase agreement with Enviva Development Holdings, LLC, for a project of regional significance in the Berry Hill Industrial Park i...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Sun of a Beach concert coming June 24

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Break the summertime blues with Sun of a Beach, a reggae and beach music event, on Saturday, June 24, at the Carrington Pavilion presented by Danville Harvest Jubilee.

The show will feature three performers; The Castaways, Edge Michael and Jim Quick and Co...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Children’s Festival will offer new attractions

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The Danville Children’s Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, at the Carrington Pavilion and will feature all new attractions and activities including tubing trips, a splash zone and the Carolina Panthers mascot, ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Public hearing on budget draws no comments

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City Council on Tuesday night held a public hearing on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year, but the hearing drew no comments from citizens. The final step in the budget process will take place at the next Council meeting on June 20. At that meeti...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

City outlines steps taken to reduce violent crime

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City Manager Ken Larking and Police Chief Philip Broadfoot provided an update Tuesday night to City Council on the steps taken to reduce violent crime in Danville. The steps include additional resources for the Police Department and the formation of gang ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Music on Main concert series kicks off Thursday

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Music on Main concert series returns to Main Street Plaza, located at 111 Main St., on Thursday, June 8, with the promise of two shows a month all summer.

“This is going to be a great year for Music on Main,” said Danville Parks and Rec...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council will meet on Tuesday; agendas posted

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City Council will meet Tuesday, June 6, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is loc...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

City’s Fun Wagon season begins on Tuesday

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Danville Parks and Recreation will kick off the Fun Wagon season at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, at Cardinal Village followed by a visit to Southwyck Hills at 3 p.m.

The giant sprinkler will be free for the community to use Monday – Friday. A full ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Crime focus area update set for Council meeting

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At City Council’s business session scheduled for Tuesday, June 6, City Manager Ken Larking and Police Chief Philip Broadfoot will provide an update on the City’s ongoing strategies to reduce violent crime.

The update will be a follow-up...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Events set for ‘Business Appreciation Week’

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The Danville Office of Economic Development, Pittsylvania County Economic Development and the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce will hold a series of events next week as part of “Business Appreciation Week.”

The events wi...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Governor: Solar project build set for August

Gov. McAuliffe, center, with Todd Haymore, left, and Hayes Framme in Danville today.

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Kentuck solar project, Virginia’s largest municipal utility solar farm, will begin construction this August. The Kentuck project is a six megawatt solar array that will be part of the generation mix for Da...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Arrest Information

The information supplied are the names of all individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Arrest Photos

The information supplied are the Photos of individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Reported Incidents

The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prior seven day period.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

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,...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Information leads to drug seizure and arrests.

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Yesterday evening, May 7, 2017, Investigators  received information drugs were being sold at a local motel on Riverside Drive. Subsequent to an investigation , Benjamin  Florence was taken into custody on outstanding warrants. A search w...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Citizen Information leads to arrests and seizure

215 Withers Rd

Based on information from concerned citizens Danville Police Officers conducted an investigation that led to the issuance of a search warrant for 215 Withers Rd. The search warrant was served with the assistance of the Va. State Police Tactical Team, Aeri...

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Posted on: January 22, 2013

(IBR) Incident Based Reporting

What is Incident Based Reporting? The NIBRS is an incident-based reporting system in which agencies collect data on each single crime occurrence.The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prio...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

06-22-17 Drug and Firearm Related Indictments

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Multiple drug and firearms related indictments were handed down yesterday by a Danville grand jury.

As a result of an ongoing investigation spanning several months, several individuals have been charged with various offenses. The Danville Police Department...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

06-22-17 Reward Offered

A reward of $1500.00 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals(s) responsible for the burglary that occurred on River Park Drive at Associated Services during the evening of 6-14-17 or early morning of 6-15-1...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

06-16-17 Burglary

More than $12,000 in coins was reported stolen in a burglary yesterday morning. 

Sometime during the evening of 6-14-17 or morning of 6-15-17 someone forced entry into Associated Services located on River Park Dr. The suspect(s) took more than $12...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

06-14-17 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Pit Stop Mart located at 1371 Piney Forest Road on 6-13-17. 

At 11:35 PM on 6-13-17, Danville Police responded to a reported armed robbery at the Pit Sop Mart located on Piney Forest R...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Concerned Citizen's tips leads to seizure of Methamphetamine

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On June 12, 2017, Danville Police Department Special Investigations, Regional Narcotics Task Force, Virginia State Police (VSP) Tactical Team,  VSP Narcotics and Gang Agents executed a gang recruiting search warrant in the 200 block of Plantation...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Shots Fired in Direction of an Officer.

On Thursday morning at approximately 2:00 a.m. a Danville Police Officer was conducting a traffic stop near Bradley Road and North Main Street. The officer was operating a marked police vehicle with its emergency lights and equipment activated. As the off...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

06-02-17 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a double homicide. 

At approximately 11:47 pm yesterday evening Danville Police responded to the intersection of Arnett Blvd. and Glendale Ave. for a report of a vehicle crash. Upon arrival they foun...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

06-02-17 Homicide Victims Identified

The victims found deceased in a vehicle at Arnett Blvd. and Glendale Ave. have been identified as 21-year-old Breia Martonia Edmunds and 20-year-old Damarcus Daran Whitehead. The investigation is active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information about ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

05-31-17 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is currently investigating an apparent homicide in the 700 block of Bradley Rd. 

At approximately 6:45 pm EMS and Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Bradley Rd. for a report of an unresponsive male s...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

05-31-17 Homicide Victim Identified

The man found deceased on Bradley Rd. has been identified as 23-year-old Fenqwon Tayshon Payne. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 799-6508, or via ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Information leads to seizure of weapons and drugs.

May 20-17

Acting on information received from the public,on Saturday members of the Danville Police Department and the Regional Narcotics Task Force  executed search warrants at four locations seizing:

 5 handguns, one of which was reported as stol...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

05-13-17 Homicide

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning.

On 5-13-17 at approximately 2:11 am today Danville Police responded to a residence in the 600 block of Shelton Street in reference to a home invasion. Officers dis...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

05-15-17 Homicide Victim Identified

Haywood Maurice Carter

The homicide victim shot early Saturday morning on Shelton St. has been identified as Haywood Maurice Carter, age 68, of the residence. He was known by family and friends as "Biscuit." The second victim is recovering from her injuries. ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

05-10-17 Wanted Person Arrested

Jonathan Good, subject of the press release sent out on 5-9-17, turned himself in today at the Danville Police Department. He is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. Thank you for your assistance. 

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

05-09-17 Teacher Charged With Indecent Liberties

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A former teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student. 

Last month Westover Christian Academy contacted the Danville Police Department about inappropriate texts being exchanged between a teacher and a 16-year-old female s...

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

04-22-17 Wanted Person Arrested

Roy Womack, subject of the press release sent out on 04-21-17, has been arrested by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department and is being held at this time in the Pittsylvania County Jail.  Thank you for your assistance.  

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

04-21-17 Wanted Person

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The Danville Police Department is searching for a man for threatening to burn a church and kill its members.

Today charges were brought against Roy NMN Womack, age 51, for communicating threats to burn a a structure. Womack is accused of using social media...

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Roy Womack
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Information leads to seizure of weapons and drugs.

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April 03, 2017 

After receiving information from a citizen, officers  conducted surveillance  of activity at the location in the 500 block of N. Ridge Street. During the surveillance officers observed multiple persons engaging in...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Drug distribution arrest.

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On March 28, 2017, Danville Police Department Investigators and Patrol officers working with the Regional Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics distribution search warrant at  a residence in the 1400 block of Claiborne Street.  Pursu...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Police warn about gun thefts from unlocked cars

Chief Philip Broadfoot

Danville Police on Friday said the theft of firearms from unlocked vehicles continues to be a serious crime problem. They urge gun owners to secure their weapon at all times.

Leaving it in a vehicle, especially if it is unlocked, is not a safe or secure pl...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

03-22-17 Arrest Made in Groping Incidents

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A North Carolina man has been charged in connection with a series of groping incidents. 

Jerome O'Neal Courts Jr., age 22, of Ruffin, NC has been charged with two (2) counts of assault and battery in connection with a groping incident on 1-13-17 a...

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Jerome O'Neal Courts Jr.
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

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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
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...

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...


Posted on: May 25, 2017

Danville Utilities receives national recognition

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Danville Utilities has once again earned the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing customers with reliable and safe electric service.

The designation was presented recently during...

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