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What You Should Know About Human Trafficking in Florida

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.

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Someone Is Stealing Rent Checks From Gainesville Apartment Drop Boxes

By on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.

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Review Underway After ‘Embarrassing’ Escape of Florida Inmates

By and on October 21st, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 9:08 pm

In response to an “embarrassing” accidental release of two murderers from the Franklin Correctional Institute, Florida State Sen. Rob Bradley said the senate will meet to prevent future mishaps.

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Traffic Unit Busts Two Men In Marion County For Synthetic Marijuana

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.

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Website, phone app helps Alachua County neighbors connect

By on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.

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Palatka Tree Service Owner Turns Himself In For Teen’s August Death

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:15 am

Johnathan H. Wilkes turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon for charges stemming from his involvement in a teen’s wrongful death.

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Nine Arrested In Bradford County “Operation Walking Dead” Pill Mill Bust

By on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Nine were arrested Saturday after an Bradford County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigation led to a pill mill bust in the western part of the county.

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GPD releases sketch of suspect in assault and armed burglary

By and on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 9:56 am

GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.

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Two charged with election fraud in Lake City council race

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Linda Ivery and Betty Jefferson, Eugene Jefferson’s wife, have been released on their own recognizance after they turned themselves in on election fraud charges from the District 10 Lake City council election.

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Putnam County woman allegedly stole thousands from disabled

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Tammi Marie Carnes owned O’Carroll Homes, Inc., a group home for disabled adults, and is accused of stealing from 13 of its residents.

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