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Six arrests made after Alachua County Sheriff’s sting on online sex predators

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has made six arrests from an undercover internet crimes against children sting. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kristen Botica has more on the story surrounding these arrests.

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Rape crisis center helps victims heal

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

The arrest of a suspect for a 2008 rape that occured in Haile Plantation in southwest Gainesville is not the end of the case. Authorities are trying to make sure Andrew Payne returns to Alachua County to stand trial.  But [...]

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Recent arrest on cold case in Alachua County, but more are out there

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:56 pm

The recent arrest in the Haile Plantation rape case in Gainesville  showed that even though a crime is four years old, it is possible to solve cold cases. Currently there are around 30 unsolved cases that are still waiting to be [...]

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Arrest made in four year old Gainesville rape case

By on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Alachua County sheriff’s officials and other law enforcement agencies announced this afternoon the arrest of a man suspected of a 2008 rape, which occured in the Haile Plantation development in southwest Gainesville.  38 year old Andrew Payne junior was arrested [...]

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Marion County man charged with home invasion robbery

By on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:12 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office made a quick arrest in the home robbery of an elderly woman.  A man stole her car to escape after breaking-in and demanding she turn over credit cards and jewelry.  Detectives were able to recover [...]

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