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Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office
By Komal Junejo and Rochelle Alleyne 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.
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.
By Stephanie Denardo 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.
By Andrew Kays 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.
By Heather van Blokland on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:11 am
Best Western desk clerk accused of stealing hundreds with false reports.
By Kim Ortiz 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.
By Lisa Greenberg 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.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
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.
By Melissa Walpole on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.