Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department

Police Collecting DNA Samples in Relation to Recent Attacks

By on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 22, 2014 at 5:57 pm

The University of Florida Police Department and the Gainesville Police Department are targeting individuals for DNA samples that vaguely fit the suspect’s description from the three attacks that occurred on or near UF’s campus.

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UF Police Investigating Early Morning Assault Near Library

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.

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Wells Fargo by Oaks Mall Robbed

By on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm

The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.

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Gainesville Police Mark Trees To Assist Homeless

By on February 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Gainesville Police Department has marked and zoned trees to improve emergency response times and help the homeless residing in Tent City and Sweetwater Branch.

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Gainesville Skateboarder Injured by Car, Raises Safety Concerns

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:15 am

A skateboarder is currently in critical condition at UF Health after being hit by a car, and officials discuss ways to prevent such accidents from occurring again.

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Residents Without Water After Driver Hits Home

By and on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 1:24 pm

John Attia is facing charges including driving under the influence after hitting a house with his car on Friday morning, according to the Gainesville Police Department. The home was left with damages to its porch and water line.

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Residents Remember Police Egg-Throwing Incident

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 10:40 am

More than five years after three off-duty Gainesville police officers drove through a high-crime neighborhood throwing eggs at houses, the relationship between the citizens and police is still feeling the effects.

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Quincy friends arrested after bottle, knife fight at Gainesville Holiday Inn

By and on January 11th, 2014 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm

Two Quincy friends were arrested in Gainesville after a fight involving a knife in a Holiday Inn.

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Armed Woman Detained at RTS Bus Depot

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm

A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.

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Arrests Made After Shoplifting Suspects Lead Chase Near Butler Plaza

By on November 25th, 2013 | Last updated: November 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Two shoplifters at Kohl’s department store have been arrested for strong-arm robbery after police said they beat a Kohl’s employee who chased them through Butler Plaza and surrounding apartment complexes.

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