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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.
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.
UFPD officer Henri Belleville placed on administrative leave after arrest was made by Alachua County Sheriff’s office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peaceful protests took place in Gainesville after the news that Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the shooting of Michael Brown.
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office came before the board of commissioners to request additional funds at the Alachua County Commission meeting Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office asked for $970,000 for replacement vehicles and a 3 percent salary increase for servicemen and women. A motion to allocate $500,000 was passed 4-1.