Tag Archives: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

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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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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