Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Zac Zedalis Continuing Campaign Despite Investigation

By on August 6th, 2015 | Last updated: August 6, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Deputy Zac Zedalis will continue his campaign for Alachua County Sheriff after being placed on administrative suspension last week. An investigation is ongoing for a reported domestic battery incident that occurred last Thursday between the deputy and his wife, Sergeant Kathleen Zedalis of ACSO, who has also been suspended.

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Alachua County Delays Approval Of Contract For Police In Schools

By on July 10th, 2015 | Last updated: July 10, 2015 at 5:29 pm

The Alachua County Commission met Tuesday to discuss police presence in schools. Discussions reached a stalemate as Superintendent Owen Roberts did not approve the request for police due to funding limits.

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Sexual Battery Victim Comes Forward After 40 Years

By on June 11th, 2015 | Last updated: June 11, 2015 at 2:02 pm

An Alachua County man was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with sexual battery on a child under 12 years old. Donald Truluck, 66, reportedly admitted to molesting the victim 40 years ago.

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The Hidden Toll For Some of Gainesville’s 911 Operators

By on June 9th, 2015 | Last updated: June 10, 2015 at 8:41 am

911 dispatchers deal with long hours, low wages and urgent calls every day. The traumatic calls, especially, may lead to high levels of stress on and off the job.

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UFPD Officer Arrested On Suspected Child Abuse Charge

By on June 5th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 3:23 pm

UFPD officer Henri Belleville placed on administrative leave after arrest was made by Alachua County Sheriff’s office.

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County Commissioners Discuss Misdemeanor Marijuana Issues

By on May 14th, 2015 | Last updated: May 15, 2015 at 1:16 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office performed a case study on marijuana charges from 2013 to 2014. Its findings sparked discussion about the appropriate response to stand-alone misdemeanor marijuana charges during Alachua County Commissioners meeting Tuesday.

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Alachua County Sheriff Candidate Hopes To Get Office Back To Its Roots

By on April 29th, 2015 | Last updated: April 29, 2015 at 9:35 am

Zac Zedalis, a detective for the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, is running for Alachua County Sheriff in 2016. He will focus on the issues of low morale, budget concerns and cultural issues.

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Human Remains Believed To Be Missing Gainesville Mom

By on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Investigators with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office believe they have recovered the remains of Keyanta Williams. Williams, a Gainesville mother of four, went missing in early February.

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Gainesville City Commission Passes Ordinance On Synthetic Drugs

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 7:53 pm

The Gainesville City Commission passed an ordinance banning synthetic drug use, adding a section to the current Code of Ordinances that clarifies what a synthetic drug is and providing penalties for possession, production and sale. The sweeping ban on the drugs allows law enforcement to more easily enforce the prohibition.

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A Piece Of Paper Could Get You Out Of A DUI Checkpoint

By on January 8th, 2015 | Last updated: January 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm

Discussion has sparked over driving under the influence checkpoint protocol after a Levy County officers allowed a man to continue driving though he never rolled down his window to interact with officers at a New Year’s Eve DUI checkpoint.

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