Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Alachua County Sheriff Takes Over in Waldo

By on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 10, 2014 at 10:53 am

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is taking over policing the city of Waldo permanently, after the dismissal of the Waldo Police Department. Residents are looking forward to the change.

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Waldo City Council Votes To Disband Local Police Department

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 1:03 pm

The Waldo City Council voted 4-1 in favor of dissolving the local police
department on Tuesday night. The city noted negative publicity and outdated equipment as concerns, but ultimately, it was a lack of funding that led to the disbanding the police department.

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Steve Maynard Named Waldo’s Interim Police Chief

By and on September 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 3, 2014 at 6:20 pm

The Alachua County Sherriff’s Office has named Acting Captain Steve Maynard as Waldo’s new interim police chief, after the previous chief was accused of enacting illegal ticket quotas.

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Yard Dispute Leads To Fatal Shooting In Northwest Gainesville

By and on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 4:01 pm

A 47-year-old Alachua county man was fatally shot Monday afternoon after an argument with his neighbor. The suspect was booked into the Alachua County Jail early this morning on charges of first degree murder.

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No Sign of Missing Student’s Remains, Detectives Seek Information

By on February 8th, 2014 | Last updated: February 9, 2014 at 9:52 am

ASO search for remains of UF student who disappeared 25 years ago comes up empty.

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Paul Rowles Named As Primary Suspect In Tiffany Sessions Cold Case

By on February 6th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Three days prior to the 25 anniversary of Tiffany Sessions’ disappearance, new discoveries are made in the cold case to link convicted murderer Paul Rowles to the case.

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Gainesville Hotel Worker Accused of Faking Bed Bugs to Pocket Cash

By on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:11 am

Best Western desk clerk accused of stealing hundreds with false reports.

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Alachua County Deputies Hope To Find Home For Recovering Horses

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 4:35 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will hold an auction on Saturday to find homes for two healthy horses that have overcome severe malnutrition. ACSO has spent more than $1,400 over the last six months rehabilitating them.

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Florida Bill Could Raise Speed Limit on Interstates, Highways

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm

A new bill proposed by two Florida senators could push the speed limit on highways and interstates up by 5 miles per hour.

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Florida Mugshot Databases Still Up and Running

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Even though Mugshot Databases have undergone public scrutiny, Florida Mugshot Databases are still up and running. Mugshot databases are third party information distributors that give anyone with an Internet connection the ability to view your arrest photos.

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