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A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.
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.
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.
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
Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.
Three stolen school buses were recovered in Gainesville Wedensday, thanks to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Every three years, Gainesville Fire Rescue and other agencies come together to simulate an emergency rescue drill that incorporates Santa Fe College students.
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.