Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department

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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Gainesville Emergency Response Drill Brings Agencies, Students Together

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 12:27 pm

Every three years, Gainesville Fire Rescue and other agencies come together to simulate an emergency rescue drill that incorporates Santa Fe College students.

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.

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Police: Gainesville Shooting Victim May Have Shot Himself

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 11:53 am

A man’s possibly life-threatening injuries from Tuesday’s afternoon shooting in Gainesville may be self-inflicted, police said Wednesday.

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Gainesville’s Weekend Burglary Crimes Seemingly Linked To Nationwide Spree

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.

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Larry Whitehead Arrested In S.C., Wanted For Gainesville Murder Charge

By on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm

Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.

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Gainesville’s gun-related crimes slowly decreasing

By and on June 4th, 2013 | Last updated: June 4, 2013 at 3:01 pm

From Jan. 2008 to March 2013, there were 1,577 reported gun-related crimes. In 2008, 309 gun-related crimes were reported. In 2009, the number increased to a reported 367 crimes. Since then, it has been decreasing.

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Even with students emptying out of Gainesville, a week of freedom and possibility

By on May 7th, 2013 | Last updated: May 7, 2013 at 1:55 pm

As students trickle out of the city after exams, streets are empty and the city of Gainesville becomes a ghost town. But instead of wallowing in the emptiness, there is a variety of events to be visited.

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