Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department

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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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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