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Posted on: September 14, 2019

Danville Police Major Graduates from FBI National Academy

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Danville Police Major Timothy W. Jones recently attended and graduated from the 277th Session of the FBI National Academy.

Jones completed the ten-week academy that was held at Quantico, Va. and hosted law enforcement leaders from 50 states and the Distric...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2019

09-14-2019 Traffic fatality on Kentuck Road

Danville Police are investigating a traffic fatality that happened today at 8:10 a.m. involving a sedan and a tractor-trailer. 

A 1997 Honda Accord driven by Mary Elizabeth McDonald, age 24 of Danville, was traveling south in the 500 block of Kent...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

08-27-2019 Homicide Charges

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Additional charges have been brought against Antonio T-Quan Terry for the July 26th murder of Keenan Cunningham. A Danville Grand Jury issued indictments Monday against Terry for the following charges:

VA State Code 18.2-32 – First Degree Murder

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

08-26-2019 K9 to get ballistic vest

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Danville Police Department’s K9 Tina will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Tina’s vest is sponsored by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. t...

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

08-23-2019 Swearing in of new officers

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The Danville Police Department is pleased to welcome aboard six new officers who were sworn in today.  As recruits, they completed their training at Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy.  The officers will soon begin their...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2019

08-19-2019 Press Conference

The Danville Police Department and Virginia State Police will hold a press conference to discuss the results of Operation Safe Streets Southside.  The press conference will begin at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the Municipal Building ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

08-08-2019 Knight Arrest

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Danville Police patrol officers developed information last night on a possible location for Rakim Knight. They were able to take Knight into custody at a residence in Danville without incident. Knight is being held in the Danville City Jail without bond o...

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

08-06-2019 Response to Recent Mass Shootings

In light of the incidents in El Paso and Dayton, the Danville Police Department wants our citizens to know that we stand ready to respond to any critical incident. Additionally, we would like to encourage our community to partner with us to reduce violent...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

08-05-2019 HEART Walk

Today at 4:00 PM in the 200 block of Parker Rd., the Danville Police Department and its partners will conduct a HEART walk in the neighborhood impacted by Friday’s homicide.

HEART – Heal and Engage After Recent Trauma:

Heal and Engage Af...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2019

08-03-2019 Homicide

Danville Police were dispatched to a call for a person who had been shot in the 200 blk. of Parker Rd. on 8-2-2019, at 11:20 PM.  Officers located a male victim with apparent gunshot wounds lying on the ground outside.  He was taken to t...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2019

08-01-2019 Imposter scams

Imposters! They call and pose as your grandchild, your neighbor, your pastor, or even a government entity all in an effort to convince you to send them “emergency funds.” Scammers have become very adept at obtaining your personal infor...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2019

07-27-2019 Homicide Update

Danville Police have made an arrest in connection to the homicide of Keenan Cunningham.  Investigators charged Antonio T-Quan Terry, age 29, of Danville, with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Terry was arrested yesterday ev...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2019

07-26-2019 Homicide

Danville Police responded to a call for shots fired in the 300 block of Hughes St. this morning at approximately 3:30 AM.  Officers found a vehicle in 100 block of Hughes St. occupied by a male who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2019

07-18-2019 Malicious Wounding-Update

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Update 07-18-2019

The victim, 72-year-old Melvin Smith, died yesterday at Duke University Hospital.  He was never released from medical care after being admitted following the initial assault.  This case is now being investigated as a hom...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2019

06-25-2019 Arrests made in infant death investigation

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Arrests have been made in the death of an infant that took place on November 24, 2018. 

Officers were on patrol on Maple Grove Ave., when they responded to a call for help.  Officers encountered Eugene Chandler, who was holding an unrespo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2019

06-20-2019 Animal Cruelty

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Danville Police responded to the 300 blk. of Edmonds St. last night for a report of animal cruelty.  Officers located a dog that was obviously dead inside of a fenced lot. During the investigation, officers determined the identity of the owners w...

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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...

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