Danville Police Department

  • Agency: Danville Police Department
  • Address: 445 W. Main St, Danville, 40423 KY
  • Chief: Jay Newell (Chief of Police)
Phone: 859-238-1224
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Danville Police Department is located at 445 W. Main St, Danville, 40423 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Jay Newell. The Danville Police Department phone number is 859-238-1224.

Danville Police Department News

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help identifying this man in reference to a theft from our Walmart. If you have any information, please call (859) 238-1220 and ask for the on-duty supervisor.

The Danville Police Department and Danville High School are investigating comments made by a student on social media. The comments are vague and do not mention any type of threat to an individual or to the school. Police have spoken with the family, and the child will not be attending school as the investigation continues. In order to calm fears the Danville Police will be visible at the school in the morning. Chief Anthony Gray Jr.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help identifying this woman in reference to a recent theft from our Walmart. If you have any information, please call (859) 238-1220 and ask for the on-duty supervisor.

The Danville Police Department would like to thank the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance at Bate Middle School today. The DPD SRO along with the BCSO K-9, conducted a “lockdown” drill. During the drill, their K-9’s did not find any illegal substances.

Three Car Accident On Tuesday October 31, 2017 at approximately 11:31 am, members of the Danville Police and Fire Departments responded to a three vehicle injury accident on Hustonville Road near B & E Furniture. James Kelly (70) was in a Chrysler Sebring suffered unknown injury and was transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Delvano Collins (40) was driving a box truck suffered no apparent injuries. The collision knocked the sebring into a third vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of B & E Furniture, unoccupied. Officers Brett Simpson and Brandon Klein are investigating. If there are any witnesses to the accident please call (859)-238-1220 and ask for one of the officers.

Trick or Treat Downtown 5:30 to 7:30. See You There. #Halloween2017

On Saturday October 28th, Danville Police collected over 30 pounds of unwanted and unused prescription drugs during our DEA sponsored drug take back day. Medicines that sit in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. If you weren't able to join us and have unwanted or unused prescription drugs, we do have a permanent drop box in the lobby of police headquarters, at City Hall, 445 West Main St. Danville, available weekdays between 8:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Press Release Danville Police Department On October 30, 2017 at approximately 0224 hours, Officer Jacob Ruhe of the Danville Police Department located a stolen vehicle on Stanford Avenue which had been taken earlier in the day from a residence located on Adams Street in Danville. The vehicle is described as a 1987 Mazda Pickup Truck gold in color. The vehicle was located in the driveway of a vacant residence on Stanford Avenue. Officer Ruhe along with investigators are continuing the investigation.

Press Release Danville Police Department On October 29, 2017 at approximately 2218 hours, Officer Tanner Abbott of the Danville Police Department observed a vehicle on Denmark Drive which matched the description of a vehicle that was reported stolen earlier in the day from Linda Avenue in Danville. The vehicle was a 1992 white Dodge Pickup Truck and was parked in a driveway on Denmark Drive. Officer Abbott checked the Vehicle Identification Number on the truck and it was confirmed stolen. Upon further investigation at the residence, a male subject identified as Jordan L. Miller age 25 of Danville was arrested and charged with Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000. He was lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.

Press Release Danville Police Department On October 28, 2017 at approximately 2254 hours, Officer Brandon Record with the Danville Police Department observed a vehicle traveling south on South Fourth Street. Upon checking the status of the registration plate, the vehicle was found to be stolen from Lexington. The vehicle was traffic stopped on Jane Trail near Walmart by Officers Brandon Record, Steven DeBord, and members of the Boyle County Sheriff’s Department. Arrested from the vehicle was Michael A. Dragonette age 54 of Lexington, Kentucky. He was charged with Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000, Operating on a Suspended Operator’s License, and Possession of Marijuana. He was lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help identifying this woman in reference to a recent theft from our Walmart. If you have any information, please call (859) 238-1220 and ask for Officer DeBord or the on-duty supervisor.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help identifying this individual in reference to an assault that occurred at Speedway. Please call (859) 238-1220 with any information and ask for Officer Ladd or the on-duty supervisor.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help identifying this man in reference to a recent theft from our Walmart. If you have any information, please call (859) 238-1224 and ask for Officer Sally Bustle or the on-duty supervisor.

The Danville Police Department is seeking assistance attempting to identify the individuals involved in a theft from multiple storage units. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 859-238-1220 and ask for the on duty supervisor.

The City of Danville is accepting applications for the following positon(s) through November 1, 2017 *Police Officer(s) *Firefighter(s) (Full and Part Time) *911 Telecommunicator(s) *Wastewater Plant Trainee *Public Works – Maintenance Worker Applications available at the City’s website www.danvilleky.org or by contacting Donna Peek, City Clerk/Human Resource Director, City of Danville, 445 West Main Street, Danville, KY 40422 (859) 238-1200

On Saturday, October 28th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Danville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Danville Police Department/City Hall located at 445 West Main Street. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches) Officers will be on hand collecting items for disposal.

Press Release On 10/06/2017, at 8:22pm, Danville Police, Danville Fire and Boyle County EMS responded to the intersection of South Danville Bypass and Commerce Street (Cattleman’s Restaurant) for a two vehicle injury collision. A 2014 Ford F-150, driven by Donald Ingram, 70, of Taylorsville, was traveling westbound on the bypass when it attempted a left hand turn onto Commerce Street, turning into the path of a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado driven by, Albert Deatherage, 60, of Brodhead. Deatherage and his passenger, Rosie Shannon, 60, Broadhead, were transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for unknown injuries. Ingram and his passenger, Maryetta Durham, 68, of Danville, were also transported for unknown injuries, with Durham later being pronounced deceased at EMRMC. If there were any witnesses to the collision please contact the Danville Police Department at (859) 238-1220. Ask to speak with the investigating officer, Officer Debord, or the on-duty supervisor.

On Thursday October 5th, 2017 at 9:15pm Officer Adam Wilson with assistance from Officer Aaron Sparks conducted a traffic stop on the N. Danville Bypass. During the stop the operator of the vehicle Jonathan Parker, 28,of Elizabethtown was taken into custody for an active failure to appear warrant out of Indiana. The passenger in the vehicle gave officers a false name and identifying information but was identified as Megan Privett, 26, of Danville. Privett had four active warrants for her arrest and was taken into custody. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine, along with drug paraphernalia. In what appeared to be an attempt to conceal any evidence officers located the methamphetamine unpackaged and scattered throughout the passenger door compartment. Arrested Jonathan Parker Age 28 Failure to Appear Warrant (Indiana) Arrested Megan Privett Age 26 3 Contempt of Court Warrants 1 Non Payment of Fines Warrant Giving Officer False Identifying Information Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine) Tampering with Physical Evidence Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday October 5th, 2017 at 7:20am Danville Police responded to Bob Allen Motor Mall on Maple Avenue regarding a burglary that had occurred overnight. The suspect forced entry into one of the buildings and left the area in a stolen truck he had obtained from the lot. During the investigation investigators were able to identify a suspect and with the assistance of Lexington Metro Police Department the stolen vehicle was located in Lexington. LMPD officers were able to take the suspect Antonio Lancaster, 21, of Danville into custody without incident. Lancaster is currently held in the Fayette County Detention Center on charges of Receiving Stolen Property. Danville Police have also filed local charges against Lancaster for Burglary 3rd Degree.

The Danville Police Department would like to thank all the agencies that participated in a K-9 sweep of Danville High School this morning. The following agencies assisted; Boyle County Sheriff’s Office, Stanford Police Department, Lincoln County Regional Jail, Liberty Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Harrodsburg Police Department, and Mercer County Sheriff’s Office. School Resource Officer Chase Broach organized the event and we are glad to report no illegal items were located.

Press Release On October 1st, 2017, at approximately 8:09pm, Danville Police responded to the area of North 3rd Street and Old Shakertown Road for reports of an injury traffic collision that had occurred. A 2005 Cadillac, driven by Barry Bell, 61, of Danville, was traveling northbound on North 3rd Street when he attempted to make a left turn onto Old Shakertown Road in front of a 2012 Honda CBR motorcycle, driven by Royce Clymer, 23, also from Danville, who was traveling southbound on North 3rd Street. The collision occurred at the intersection. Emergency crews treated Clymer on scene before transporting him via ground ambulance to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for further treatment. The extent of his injuries was not known at press time. Officer Ben Ray is investigating.

The Danville Police Department needs assistance identifying the individual in the photo regarding a fraudulent use of a credit card.

Update: On Friday September 29th, 2017 at 10:55 a.m. Danville Police arrested Joseph E. Kelly, 42, of Lexington from Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Kelly was arrested on charges of manslaughter 2nd degree, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence. The arrest is the result of an investigation into a fatal collision that occurred on September 27th on Perryville Road.

On Thursday September 28th, 2017 at 12:38 p.m. emergency crews along with officers from the Danville Police Department responded to an injury collision that occurred on the Danville Bypass at Southtown Drive. David Edwards, 22, of East Bernstadt was operating a Chevrolet Silverado westbound on the Danville Bypass approaching the Southtown Drive intersection. Herta Blanton, 83, of Danville was operating a Nissan Altima on the bypass and was attempting to make a left turn onto Southtown Drive. Blanton’s vehicle entered into the path of travel of Edwards resulting in a collision within the intersection. The impact of the collision caused Edwards’ vehicle to flip and land on its passenger side off the north side of the Danville Bypass. Boyle County EMS along with Danville City Fire rendered aid at the scene and both vehicle operators were transported via ambulance to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Update on Fatality Wreck Linda K. Gill 63 of Lancaster Ky was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck last night on Perryville Rd. Her passenger Alma K. Steinhauer 46 of California, Ky was treated and released on scene by Boyle Co. EMS. Joseph Kelly 42 of Lexington Ky. is still hospitalized and being treated for his injuries sustained in the wreck. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the accident and charges are pending on Kelly as a result.