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

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

Press Release Danville Police Department On May 30, 2018 at approximately 1853 hours, Danville Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle which was abandoned on Dillehay Street with two males seen walking away from the vehicle. On arrival, the 2005 white Cadillac Deville was confirmed stolen from Harrodsburg. The two males were located on Fackler Street and were identified as Brandon L. Duncan age 18 of Harrodsburg and Dylan Casey age 18 of Danville. After gathering information through witnesses, both subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Boyle County Detention Center. Both were charged with Receiving Stolen Property $10,000 or more. Officers Adam Wilson and Aaron Sparks investigated.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help in identifying this Dodge truck which was involved in a hit and run traffic collision near Lebanon Road on May 4th. 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 looking for an early 2000 model Dodge truck, possibly 2002, which was involved in a hit and run traffic collision on Bluegrass Pike today between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm, destroying several mailboxes. The damage will more than likely be extensive, front end and grille. If you have any information to report or know someone with recent damage as described, please call (859) 238-1220 and ask for Officer Sparks or the on-duty supervisor.


Press Release On May 17, 2018, at approximately 1010 hours, Clinton L. Hurley, 35 and Kayla F. Gonzalez, 30, were taken into custody and charged with crimes relating to numerous burglaries and thefts throughout the city. The investigation involved extensive surveillance, the execution of numerous search warrants, and collaboration with other law enforcement agencies including the Lexington Metro Police Department and the Kentucky State Police. As a result of the effort, evidence was collected that implicated these two individuals to burglaries that occurred at Calvary Baptist Church and the First Christian Church, as well as a theft from a vehicle that was parked in the Living Water Worship Center. Despite the arrests, the investigation is ongoing, with additional charges likely being brought against each of the suspects. Mr. Hurley was charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Theft By Unlawful Taking Over/$500, and Unlawful Access To A Computer 1st Degree. Ms. Gonzalez is facing a single count of Unlawful Access To A Computer 1st Degree. The investigation is being led by Det. Lisa Dollins and Det. Kevin Peel.

Press Release: On 05/16/2018 at approximately 1225 hours, the Danville Police Department responded to a report of a possible injury collision on S. 4th Street near Triangle Mart BP. After investigation, it was determined that a silver Chevrolet pickup operated by Gary Johnson, age 70 of Eubank, KY, attempted a left turn from the right hand lane. This left turn put Johnson in the path of a red Pontiac G6 operated by Chelsie Matthews, age 28 of Parksville, KY. After the initial collision, the Pontiac turned onto its side and began to slide, eventually making contact with a utility pole and came to rest on the roof. Matthews was transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center via ground ambulance for injuries to her hand and possible injuries to her back. The extent of the injury sustained is unknown. The Danville Police Department was assisted on scene by the Danville Fire Department and Boyle County EMS. Officer Sally Bustle is the investigating officer.


PRESS RELEASE On 05/15/2018 at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers of the Danville Police Department responded to the Danville Bistro at 815 Perryville St. for a report of an attempted burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers located a male matching the description given by the caller as he left the property. Through witness statements and investigation it was determined that the subject, Russell S. Randolph (49 yoa), had attempted to gain entry to the building by using tools to pry open the door. Randolph was placed under arrest and lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center and charged with the following: 1. Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess 2. Burglary 3rd Degree (Attempted) 3. Possession of Burglary Tools 4. Tampering with Physical Evidence 5. Public Intoxication Officer Paul Megilligan is the investigating officer and was assisted on scene by Officer David Lewis.

The Danville Police Department will recognize it's Fallen Officers this Friday at 2:30 pm at Belleview Cemetery in Danville.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the suspects in this video. They were involved in a theft from Bob Allen Motor Mall last night. Please review the following video posted by Bob Allen Motor Mall. You can also view this video and others involving this vehicle on their Facebook page. If you have any information you are asked to call (859) 238-1220 and ask for Officer Sally Bustle or the on duty supervisor. ****Note-The Danville Police Department is not offering a cash reward.

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help in possibly identifying this vehicle and the occupants, as it was involved in several thefts from vehicles at Millennium Park on Wednesday, May 9th. We apologize for the picture quality, it’s all we have at this time. If you were in the park at this time and witnessed something or if you have any information which could assist us with identifying these individuals, you are urged to call (859) 238-1220 and ask for the on duty supervisor.

Press Release On May 1st, 2018, at approximately 6:55pm, Danville Police Officer Aaron Sparks conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Mohawk and Apache Trail for traffic violations. The driver, Cody Morgan, 32, of Danville, was subsequently arrested for warrants. The front passenger fled from the vehicle on foot for several blocks and was finally apprehended by Danville Police inside of a residence, not known to him. Neither suspect nor any officers were injured during the chase. Both suspects were taken to the Boyle County Jail and charged with the following. Cody J. Morgan Danville, Ky. Age 32 1) Numerous Traffic Violations 2) Possession of Synthetic Drugs 3) Parole Warrant Nathaniel Siler Lancaster, Ky. Age 34 1) Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree (on foot) 2) Burglary 2nd Degree 3) Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree 4) Resisting Arrest 5) Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree 6) Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (drug unspecified) 7) Boyle County Indictment Warrant (drug charges) 8) Parole Warrant (original charges of fleeing police and burglary)

Press Release On May 1st, 2018, at approximately 7:15pm, Danville Police, Danville City Fire and Boyle County EMS responded to Jackson Park in reference to an ATV accident. Two juveniles were riding together on the ATV when they struck a concrete block and flipped, ejecting both onto a concrete pad in the park. One of the juveniles, age 14, was treated for a shoulder injury and taken via ground ambulance to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. The other, age 12, was treated on scene for a head injury and air lifted to the University of Kentucky. The extent of their injuries was not known at press time. The parents of both juveniles were on scene. Officer Patrick McQueen is the investigating officer.

On Tuesday April 24th, 2018 at 9:50am the Danville Police Department responded to an armed robbery that occurred at a residence on Locust Street. Two armed assailants entered a residence ordering the lone female occupant to the floor. The suspects began searching the home and the female was able to flee the residence while the suspects remained inside. Police were notified and responded to the area but the suspects had already fled. The perpetrators are described as white males, both armed with black handguns, one wearing a red shirt, the other wearing all dark clothing. Both men had their faces covered by either a ski mask or bandana. Officers are still investigating the incident and determining what contents were taken from the home.


The Danville Police Department would like to wish Officer Jacob Ruhe's wife Sarah, the best of luck as she tackles the Boston Marathon.



The Danville Police Department has responded to several reports of thefts from vehicles that occurred overnight in the areas of Jean Dr., Perkins Ave., and Logan Ave. The Danville Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind all citizens to refrain from keeping valuable items in your vehicle, and always make sure your vehicle is locked when it is left unattended for any length of time. If you see or hear anything suspicious, feel free to contact the Non-Emergency Dispatch line at (859) 238-1220 at any time. If it is an emergency, dial 911. In addition to the thefts from vehicles, DPD also responded to a report of a stolen vehicle that was taken from the victim's driveway overnight in the same area as the other reported thefts. The vehicle is a blue 2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara (KY plate 552 XEM). We request anyone with information regarding these thefts to contact the Danville Police Department and speak to the on-duty supervisor. Thank you!

On Saturday, April 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.

The Danville Police Department was happy to surprise this young man for his police themed birthday party. Thank you for inviting us, it was a pleasure meeting you Clarke. Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!


The Danville Police Department has handled several shoplifting cases from our Hobby Lobby store recently. This shoplifter has already been identified, however, as you can see, Hobby Lobby has a very good, clear camera system. So, if you have the urge to steal from Hobby Lobby, please refrain, because you will be caught, you will be charged and you will be arrested a short time later. The Danville Police Department, Hobby Lobby and its valued customers appreciate your cooperation in advance.

Press Release On March 29th, 2018, at approximately 2:14pm, Danville Police responded to the intersection of South 3rd Street and West Walnut Street for reports of an injury traffic collision that had occurred involving a pedestrian and a school bus. Boyle County EMS and Danville City Fire also responded to assist. A Danville Unified District school bus was traveling eastbound on West Walnut Street and was in the process of making a left turn to travel northbound on South 3rd Street when the bus struck a pedestrian, Stephen Bruce, 70, of Danville, who was crossing the street. Emergency crews treated Bruce on scene before transporting him via ground ambulance to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Bruce has been taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for his injuries. Danville Police is handling the investigation.

School Resource Officer Chase Broach and other members of the Danville Police Department went to Danville High School Tuesday with the SIDNE cart and Fatal Vision Goggles to demonstrate the varying responses of individuals driving and walking impaired.