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By Katelin Mariner on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm
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.
By Carla Vianna on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 2:10 pm
Recently released autopsy results show that 14-year-old William Shogran died of an accidental heat stroke during a preseason football practice with the Sebastian River High School team this summer.
By Nicole Acevedo 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.
By Olivia Muenter 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 The city noted negative publicity and outdated equipment as concerns, but ultimately, it was a lack of funding that led to the disbanding the police department.
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.