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By Katie Campbell on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:17 am
Mason Scott Beuning lived at 3119 NW Fourth St. in Gainesville at the time of his arrest for theft and IED possession six months ago. Jamie Tucker, his former roommate, said his friend never intended harm. Beuning’s case is under review.
By Amanda Jackson on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
The holiday season is usually reserved for family and cheer – but sometimes burglars make unwanted criminal appearances. In Gainesville, police officers take preventative action during November and December to reduce the number of break-ins
By Taryn Tacher on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 6:09 pm
Judge Denise Ferrero held a case management hearing Tuesday in the ongoing Pedro Bravo case. More delays were announced.
By Katie Campbell on November 11th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 6:04 pm
Mary Alexander was arrested in June for charges of operating an unlicensed assisted living facility and neglecting a disabled or elderly adult. Though officials are still trying to shut her and other unlicensed ALFs down, Alexander believes she’s facing racial discrimination and said she will continue to operate her facilities.
By WUFT News on November 11th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm
Director of International Sales Eddy Vasquez was shot around 4 a.m. near a Publix on Third Street South.
By Michal Higdon on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.
By Shane Chernoff and Alexys Martinez on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm
Four cars and a home have been set ablaze in Ocala by an individual who Marion County law enforcement officials believe to be an arsonist. The twist? The people trying to track the criminal down are the target of the crimes.
By Katherine Kallergis on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Three stolen school buses were recovered in Gainesville Wedensday, thanks to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
By Stephanie Tinoco on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 11:29 am
(Photo credit: American Red Cross/Flickr)
American Red Cross of Gainesville will have $200,000 less to aid victims after discovering in June a local former employee had been stealing from the agency. GPD filed a sworn complaint affidavit Wednesday with the state attorney’s office.
By Yancey Cook and Lauren Lettelier on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm
Several incidents of a white male attempting to lure school-aged children into his vehicle were recently reported in both Alachua and Union Counties.