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Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office
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.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.
By Cameron Taylor on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.
By Stephanie Denardo on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:43 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office released dashboard video Tuesday from the night of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. The video includes conversation between Lowe and deputies.
By Mike Llerena on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:42 pm
A burglar broke into the home and stole electronics and jewelry. The crime was reported by a young girl in the house.
By Sarah Daly on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm
With spring break season under way, the Florida Sheriff’s Task Force launched Operation Dry Spring, an initiative to prevent underage drinking.