Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department

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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In The News: Alachua Crime Rate Dips, Zimmerman Free Again, Obamacare-Gun Control Debate, Ft. Lauderdale Plane Crash

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 11:33 am

County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs [...]

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Former Roommate Says Gainesville Man Arrested for Theft, IED Possession Never Intended Harm

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:17 am

Mason Scott Beuning lived at 3119 NW Fourth St. in Gainesville at the time of his arrest for theft and IED possession six months ago. Jamie Tucker, his former roommate, said his friend never intended harm. Beuning’s case is under review.

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Gainesville Police Readjust Routes for Higher Number of Holiday Burglaries

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am

The holiday season is usually reserved for family and cheer – but sometimes burglars make unwanted criminal appearances. In Gainesville, police officers take preventative action during November and December to reduce the number of break-ins

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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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Flagler, Duval Stolen School Buses Recovered

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Three stolen school buses were recovered in Gainesville Wedensday, thanks to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

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Alachua County Rape, Crisis Center Works To Battle Sexual Assault

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 5:50 pm

Sixty percent of sexual assault cases for both males and females are unreported, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Florida has been working to provide local communities with the resources to deal with these crimes.

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