Danville Man Held on Habitual Criminal Charges

Danville Man Held on Habitual Criminal Charges

A Danville man is being held on $500,000 bond following his arrest on New Year’s Day on multiple charges…including being an Armed Habitual Criminal.  Forty-one year old Antoine Mayers is also facing charges that include Home Invasion Using a Firearm, Home Invasion Causing Injuries, Residential Burglary, Possession or Use of a Firearm While on Parole, and Domestic Battery.

Danville Police say they responded to a residence in the 500 block of Porter Street around 5:40 a.m. on January 1st regarding a man who was armed with a gun.  Upon arrival officers were told by a 41-year-old Danville woman that her boyfriend had battered her and left the scene.

Police were told Mayers (shown here) had choked the victim and taken some of her personal items.

Police located Mayers outside the home and took him into custody.  Officers say they found a handgun near where Mayers was arrested.

The victim had minor injuries, according to police, but refused treatment.