Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Man Luring Children With ‘$40 And Some Weed’ Still At Large

By and 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.

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Gainesville’s Weekend Burglary Crimes Seemingly Linked To Nationwide Spree

By 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.

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Larry Whitehead Arrested In S.C., Wanted For Gainesville Murder Charge

By 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.

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In the News: Drone law, body found, J.C. Penney, suspect moved, George Jones dies

By on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law restricting drones – Florida Gov. Rick Scott hassigned a plan into action protecting the state from survellience by drones. CNN Alachua County Sheriff’s Office have found the body of missing woman Debra Neal, 54 [...]

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In depth: Guards in schools and the costs to tax payers

By 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.

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Apr. 12, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By 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.

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More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment

By and on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm

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.

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Gainesville home burglarized in Hamilton Heights neighborhood

By 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.

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Operation Dry Spring aims to make break season safer for students

By 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.

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GPD helicopter relaunches after engine repair

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 12:25 pm

After repairs from in-flight engine failure in December 2011, a Gainesville Police Department helicopter relaunched for the first time in 15 months.

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