Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

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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Alachua sheriff race highlights opponent differences

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Two candidates are squaring off in the Alachua County Sheriff’s race. Both have different views for the sheriff’s office but say their experience will help them do the job well.

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Lost-then-found goat finally goes to a good home

By and on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

The owner-less goat found in the road went to a good home on Friday morning thanks to an adoption auction held by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.

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Operation Blue Bird serves as reminder for Alachua County drivers

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:04 pm

The program is meant to remind Alachua County drivers that passing a stopped school bus is illegal.

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Man who fled trooper found hiding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 9:46 am

A routine traffic stop on I-75 Saturday night turned into a search-and-capture mission for Florida Highway Patrol. Trooper Michael Todd pulled over a Wolkswagen Jetta in southern Alachua County because he saw it weaving on the roadway. The driver, 35-year-old […]

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Detective Heather Phillips: The one-woman shop to solve cold cases

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

While shows like “CSI” may suggest that police departments have large investigation teams to solve disappearances like Christian Aguilar’s, that’s not often the case. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case unit has one lone detective. Detective Heather Phillips said […]

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Twenty-year-old Gainesville murder cold case cleared

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:34 pm

The cold case unit of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office matched a suspect to the 1992 murder of Elizabeth Foster using DNA evidence.

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Early morning shooting injures woman

By on September 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

A woman was shot in the neck by an unknown subject in the early morning.

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