Tag Archives: Ben Tobias

Scooter Accident Victim Suffers Broken Leg

By and on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 5:36 pm

A scooter was struck by a vehicle around 2 p.m. Monday. The scooter’s driver suffered a broken leg and was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital for further medical attention.

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UF Police Investigating Early Morning Assault Near Library

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.

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Wells Fargo by Oaks Mall Robbed

By on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm

The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.

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Gainesville Police Mark Trees To Assist Homeless

By on February 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Gainesville Police Department has marked and zoned trees to improve emergency response times and help the homeless residing in Tent City and Sweetwater Branch.

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Gainesville Skateboarder Injured by Car, Raises Safety Concerns

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:15 am

A skateboarder is currently in critical condition at UF Health after being hit by a car, and officials discuss ways to prevent such accidents from occurring again.

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Residents Remember Police Egg-Throwing Incident

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 10:40 am

More than five years after three off-duty Gainesville police officers drove through a high-crime neighborhood throwing eggs at houses, the relationship between the citizens and police is still feeling the effects.

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Armed Woman Detained at RTS Bus Depot

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm

A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.

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Gainesville’s Young Drivers Pulled In Most Texting and Driving Tickets In First Month

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 9:38 am

Gainesville Police issued 10 citations in the first month of Florida’s texting while driving ban. Drivers ages 18 to 25 have received more than half of the 10 citations, said Ben Tobias, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson.

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Police: Gainesville Shooting Victim May Have Shot Himself

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 11:53 am

A man’s possibly life-threatening injuries from Tuesday’s afternoon shooting in Gainesville may be self-inflicted, police said Wednesday.

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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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