Tag Archives: Ben Tobias

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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Gainesville Police roll out new apps, service for mobile devices

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 12:38 pm

The Gainesville Police Department announced two new apps and a text messaging service that allows mobile phone users to submit tips and receive updates and alerts from the GPD.

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GPD officer shoots man after brief chase

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police department is currently investigating a shooting by an officer after a car chase, police said. The man is now being treated at Shands at UF.

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Door-to-door salespeople return to Gainesville

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Don’t be surprised if there’s a knock on the door this holiday season.

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Gainesville Police Department has identified two men involved with motorcycle thefts

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Suzuki GSX-R and Honda CBR motorcycles were targets of recent thefts.

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Local law enforcement takes measures to ensure Halloween safety

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Local law enforcement agencies aim to make sure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween experience.

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Bomb scare evacuates apartments, closes part of Depot Avenue

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

Police were investigating possible explosive materials found in a vacant apartment at Oxford Terrace II condominiums off of Depot Avenue Friday.

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Falling tree crushes car, closes University Avenue

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.

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Search for missing UF student continues

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police Department said there have been no new developments in the case of the UF freshman who has been missing since Sept. 20.

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Gainesville Police Department search for suspect in alleged attempted rape

By on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Gainesville Police Department is investigating a reported rape attempt. Police say registered sex offender Stephon Barnes is the suspect in the alleged attempted rape of a woman in the area of Arlington Square apartments on 2nd Place in downtown Gainesville.

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