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Gainesville man arrested on attempted murder charge

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm

The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man on an attempted murder charge Tuesday night after a dispute resulted in a grazing gunshot wound, according to GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias.

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Marijuana eradication program uncovering statewide drug growth

By on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm

The Domestic Marijuana Eradication program is seeing success in stopping state cannabis growth. With DEA resources, the program is training local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate and eradicate marijuana sites.

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Marijuana raid on wheelchair-bound woman sparks controversy

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Controversy remains after Manatee County Sheriff’s Office seized 23 marijuana plants Monday from the home of Cathy Jordan, a wheelchair-bound woman. Jordan is the namesake of a piece of legislation aiming to decriminalize the herb for medicinal purposes, called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act.

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Four arrested for homicide involvement in Clay County

By on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Almost exactly a year after the homicide of Clay County Detective David White, four men were arrested on Thursday in connection to the theft and transfer of the gun White was killed with.

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Murder suspect surrenders to Gainesville police

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 4:57 pm

A Gainesville man accused of murder turned himself in to police Sunday evening.

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Motorcycle theft suspect still sought

By on January 8th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Gainesville police continue to look for a man wanted in connection with a series of motorcycle thefts near the Southwest 20th Avenue area.  Officers have been looking for Larry Eugene Stone, 41, since November, when he was identified as one [...]

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Possible remains of Christian Aguilar found

By on October 13th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 10:08 am

Some human remains found Friday in Levy county may be those of the missing University of Florida student, 18-year-old Christian Aguilar.

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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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Man charged in death of grandmother and great-grandmother

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm

A 22-year-old Marion County man accused of the shooting deaths of his grandmother and great-grandmother is behind bars.

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Police want to know if you’ve seen this man

By on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:40 pm

By Forrest Smith-WUFT-FM The Gainesville Police Department says 26 year old Omar Jabree Gibson was last seen a week ago, and family members have said it’s unusual for him to be gone this long without any contact.  He was last [...]

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