Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Symposium encourages police awareness of local gang activity

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 10:45 am

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and other organizations have partnered up to educate officers on how to best identify, document and deal with gang members from the dozen gangs in the Alachua County area.

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Couple found dead in apartment identified

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 11, 2013 at 9:29 am

The two people found dead in their Tower Oaks Glen apartment Thursday afternoon have been identified as Mary Ellen Dunnigan, 44, and Steven R. England, 46. Their bodies were discovered by the apartment complex’s painter and England’s co-worker. “I saw [...]

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Feb 8, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Alachua County Sheriff’s Deputies are determining the cause of death for a Gainesville couple found dead in their apartment yesterday afternoon. Today the U.S. Senate considers Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan to head the CIA. The massive manhunt to capture former [...]

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Slew of homes burglarized, officials urge locals to take precaution

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am

Alachua County officials are on high alert after a slew of home invasions this week. Five houses were burglarized over a span of seven hours.

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Bomb squad clears suspicious bag threat

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:43 pm

After a suspicious bag led to a bomb squad reporting to SW 34th Street, the scene has been cleared.

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New visitation procedures at Alachua County jail

By on January 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:10 am

From Alachua County Sheriff’s Office In an effort to improve the visitation process at the Alachua County Department of the Jail, a new procedure will go into effect starting Monday.   This new process is designed to alleviate waiting in line or visit [...]

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Gainesville elementary schools to have more security starting tomorrow

By on January 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:13 am

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesville Police Department will be greeting students, parents and teachers when public schools resume tomorrow.  In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Connecticut last month, local law enforcement will have officers [...]

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Alachua County Sheriff’s Office enforces Bondi’s ban of synthetic drugs

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 5:37 pm

After Attorney General Pam Bondi announced an emergency rule about 22 synthetic drugs, officials in Alachua County began enforcement.

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Deputies investigate death in northern Gainesville

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person responsible for shooting a man in northern Gainesville.

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Local food donations increase before Thanksgiving

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 8:07 pm

Needy families may now enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner at the St. Francis House, thanks to generosity of members of the community.

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