Tag Archives: crime
The families of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting victims created the VTV Family Outreach Foundation to help other colleges with campus safety. The University of Florida was one of the seven pilot schools.
A Panama City Beach man accused of breaking into dozens of business across the state of Florida was arrested and is currently being held at the Bay County Jail under a $975,000 bond. Dwayne Bruce Officer, 43, is suspected of breaking into 20 Gainesville businesses the night of June 8.
GPD has reported and incident of prowling and exposure in the Gainesville area. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.
Gainesville’s Citizens on Patrol program, which began in 2010, is working to expand from a modest 10-person unit to the likes of Citrus County’s COP program which currently boasts around 500 volunteers.
Investigators with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office believe they have recovered the remains of Keyanta Williams. Williams, a Gainesville mother of four, went missing in early February.
Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.
Bradford County has offered offenders of misdemeanors the option of sign holding as part of their probation. The Bradford County Sheriff’s Office hope the experience will reduce the likelihood of someone repeating the same crime.
The suspect in a double homicide has died last night, Tuesday. Ricardo De Jesus Barrera was suspected to have shot and killed Bonnie and Julia Motto.