Tag Archives: crime

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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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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