Posted on: February 15, 2018

02-15-18 Shooting arrest.

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Danville resident Darick Lamont Richardson 18, has been charged with three felonies in connection with yesterday’s shooting incident at Johnson Elementary School.

Richardson is charged with the following:

Discharging a firearm on school property i...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2018

02-14-18 Shooting

Today
at approximately 3:00 PM a caller contacted the 911 center stating a male wasshooting at Johnson Elementary School near Northmont Blvd and Melrose Ave. The caller
further stated that people were seen running.

The callerdescribed the suspect as ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

02-08-18 Second Man Arrested / Third Remains At Large

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On Feb 1, 2018, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Tredarius Jameriquan Keene in Bluefield, WV. 

Keene was wanted in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr. where two other men have also been charged. Keene is currently c...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Warning on child pornography links being sent to Facebook users

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Responding to national reports of Facebook messages linking recipients to child pornography, the Danville Police Department is sharing the following warning to area residents:

While we have not had any reported incidents locally we are taking a proactive a...

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Additional Info... Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

02-01-18 Wanted person arrested.

Wanted person Richard Macon Dunn who is the subject of a Danville Police Department media release yesterday, was arrested in Forsyth County North Carolina last night. He was arrested on outstanding North Carolina and Danville warrants. 

He is awai...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

01-31-18 Wanted Person

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A North Carolina man is wanted in connection to the robbery of the Dairy Queen restaurant yesterday evening.

The Danville Police Department is currently looking for 32-year-old Richard Macon Dunn of Lexington, NC. He is charged with Robbery in violation of...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

01-30-18 Robbery

Danville Police responded to a call of a robbery at Dairy Queen 2909 Riverside Drive last night.

At approximately 8:41pm Danville Police responded to Dairy Queen 2909 Riverside Drive in reference to

a robbery. An employee advised a white male, 6'0" wea...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

01-25-18 Shooting

On 1-23-18 at approximately 8:49pm the Danville Police Department responded to a residence in the 1300 block of Piney Forest Road in reference to a shooting. 

Once on the scene officers discovered a 27 year-old female of the residence, suffering f...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

01-25-18 Malicious Wounding Arrest

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Danville Police responded to a stabbing call in the 30 block of Baltimore Avenue on January 24th, 2018. 

At approximately 6:00pm on January 24th, 2018, Danville Police responded to the 30 block of Baltimore Avenue on a stabbing call. Officers foun...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

01-22-18 Charges Brought in Shooting

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A man is in jail following a weekend shooting.

At approximately 4:32 pm Saturday afternoon police responded to the Pit Stop Mart on Piney Forest Rd. for a report of a shooting. As officers approached the scene they observed two males running from the area ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

01-19-18 Wanted Person

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A third man is wanted in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr.

The Danville Police Department is currently searching for 23-year-old Dashaun Lamar Trent. He is currently wanted for attempted murder in violation of VA State Code 18.2-26/18.2...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2018

01-17-18 Wanted Person Arrested

Yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Greensboro Police Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested K'Darius Taequan West in Greensboro, NC. He is being held pending extradition back to Virginia. 

West was wanted in connecti...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2018

01-10-18 Officer identified.

Justin P. Nelson is the officer involved in this past weekends fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Halifax Road. Officer Nelson has over 12 years combined experience in law enforcement. He has previous experience with the Danville Police Dep...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2018

01-07-18 Homicide

At approximately 12:47 a.m. Jan. 7, 2018, Danville Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of Halifax Road for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival at the residence, Officers knocked at the door of 1069 Halifax Road to investigate further. Shot...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2018

01-04-18 Drug and Firearm Related Indictments

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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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2017

12-29-17 Wanted Person

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A second man is wanted in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr. last weekend.

The Danville Police Department is currently searching for 22-year-old Tredarius Jameriquan Keene. He is currently wanted for possession of a firearm by a convicte...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2017

12-29-17 Wanted Person

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A man is wanted in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr. last weekend.

The Danville Police Department is currently searching for 19-year-old K'Darius Taequan West. He is charged with three counts of attempted malicious wounding in violation...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2017

12-13-17 Larceny Arrest

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On December 11, 2017, at approximately 5:20pm, the Danville PoliceDepartment responded to the 1000 block of Main Street in reference to a larceny
complaint. The victim reported ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

12-11-17 Pedestrian Struck By Motor Vehicle Identified.

The pedestrian fatally struck by a motor vehicle yesterday has been identified as Danville resident Eugene Field Moorefield Jr. 

 See Danville Police Department Media release dated 12-10-17:

On 12-10-2017 at approximately 6:15pm, Officers ...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

12-11-17 Pedestrian Struck By Motor Vehicle

On
12-10-2017 at approximately 6:15pm, Officers responded to the 1500 block ofWestover Drive for a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.   The vehicle was traveling west on Westover
Drive when the pedestrian walked in front of the ve...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

12-08-17 Robbery

The Danville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Ballou Park Hair Center located at 106 Wooding Ave.

Today at approximately 1:15pm, a black male in his 30's walked into the business, produced a handgun and dema...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2017

07-24-2017 Officer Involved Shooting

At 5:35 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Danville Police Department officers were dispatched to a residence located in the 100 block of Lawson Street on a 911 call from a female who reported that she was talking to her husband on the phone and he was armed and t...

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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