Tag Archives: Alachua County Jail

Gainesville man accused of string of thefts after loitering arrest

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 5:58 pm

The self-described painter is accused of stealing from an apartment complex, truck and trying to get into two downtown businesses.

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Man Accused of Almost Running Down Police Officer

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:13 am

Laquentin R. Johnson A Gainesville man is in jail after police say he tried to hit an officer with his car before locking himself in his apartment for more than an hour. Laquentin R. Johnson, 24, almost caused an accident [...]

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Man accused of lewd acts in Springhill Publix in jail

By on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 5:56 pm

An Orlando man is accused of committing lewd acts on a child and customers at the Publix in Gainesville’s Springhill neighborhood.

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In the News: Elected Officials Residency Requirements, First Woman President for FAMU, Virtual Visits Option for Alachua County Jail Inmates, Food Companies Cut Calories

By on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Latvala: up to 10 percent of lawmakers don’t live in their districts – A Florida senator is working on a bill that would create stricter district residency requirements for elected officials. Orlando Sentinel FAMU picks a new president, Elmira Mangum, [...]

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Alachua County Jail Unveils Energy-Saving Project

By on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 1:47 pm

With appliances such as the air conditioning beginning to go haywire, the Alachua County Jail embarked on a 10-year renovation project and displayed the finished results on Monday.

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In the News: Woman helps police, teacher loses teaching license, Cuba returns two U.S. children, prep for missile launch

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 10:45 am

Gainesville woman assists police in burglar’s arrest – Sandy Flory, a 36-year-old Gainesville resident, helped police arrest a burglar who robbed her home Tuesday afternoon. Flory, who was on her way home, noticed a man riding a bike with a [...]

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More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment

By and on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office released dashboard video Tuesday from the night of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. The video includes conversation between Lowe and deputies.

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New visitation procedures at Alachua County jail

By on January 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:10 am

From Alachua County Sheriff’s Office In an effort to improve the visitation process at the Alachua County Department of the Jail, a new procedure will go into effect starting Monday.   This new process is designed to alleviate waiting in line or visit [...]

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