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Posted on: May 17, 2019

05-17-2019 Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line

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The Danville Police Department in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line.  This effort is another tool aimed at further reducing cri...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

05-06-2019 Safe Streets Southside

Over the past week, the Danville Police Department in partnership with the Virginia State Police rolled out an initiative called “Safe Streets Southside.” The goal of this initiative is to continue focused crime reduction efforts in th...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

04-24-2019 Arnett Blvd Homicide Update

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A Danville grand jury indicted four people with additional charges in relation to the murder of a 17-year-old on Arnett Blvd. that took place on, March 10, 2019.  The charges are as follows:

Justin Montel Jones, Age 21

18.2-32 – First deg...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

04-23-2019 Homicide Arrest

Shore, John Robert

Yesterday, a Danville grand jury handed down indictments on John Robert Shore, age 30, for felony homicide and abuse and neglect of children.  These indictments stem from an incident that took place in January 2019 on Doolittle St.  Offi...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

04-15-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 04-15-2019 at Westover Manor Trailer Ct. and Westover Trailer Ct. This will be the fourth community walk of 2019.  The w...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

03-21-2019 Wanted Person Arrested

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03-21-2019

Caswell County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Danville Police Department arrested Justin Montel Jones on the evening of March 20, 2019.  Jones was arrested on a Fugitive Warrant without incident and he is being hel...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

03-13-2019 Charges Brought in Homicide(updated photo)

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03-14-2019 Updated with the Ladreka Brandon's booking photo

The Danville Police Department has charged three people in connection with the homicide of a 17-year-old that took place this past Sunday on Arnett Blvd.  Investigators and additional off...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2019

03-11-2019 Shooting into an occupied dwelling

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Officers responded to a shooting into an occupied dwelling that took place in the 300 block of Juless St. yesterday at approximately 5:10 PM.  The evidence showed that there were 5-10 shots fired and several bullets struck an occupied residence. ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2019

03-10-2019 Homicide

Officers responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Arnett Blvd. at approximately 3:50 PM this afternoon.  They found a 17-year-old male victim lying in the street.  First responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The evidence...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

02-28-2019 Indictments issued in Downing Dr. homicide

Jones, Antwain M

Antwain Maurice Jones has been charged with the murder of David Bernard Stewart.  A grand jury issued indictments against Jones on Monday for first degree murder, (two counts) use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and malicious wounding...

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

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