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County Commission Votes on Sheriff’s Office’s Request for Additional Funds

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office came before the board of commissioners to request additional funds at the Alachua County Commission meeting Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office asked for $970,000 for replacement vehicles and a 3 percent salary increase for servicemen and women. A motion to allocate $500,000 was passed 4-1.

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Amendment 2 Fails: Medical Marijuana Remains Illegal In Florida

By on November 5th, 2014 | Last updated: November 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Amendment 2 was rejected by voters after it received 57 percent of the required 60 percent to pass.

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‘Pot Predicament’ Forum Fuels Amendment 2 Debate

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 1:25 pm

A panel of four met to discuss Amendment 2 and medical marijuana at a Tuesday night forum on the University of Florida Campus. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and former Florida House Speaker John Mills dominated the forum as they debated each other about legislation language and the need for medical marijuana.

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Paul Rowles Named As Primary Suspect In Tiffany Sessions Cold Case

By on February 6th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Three days prior to the 25 anniversary of Tiffany Sessions’ disappearance, new discoveries are made in the cold case to link convicted murderer Paul Rowles to the case.

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Alachua County Jail Unveils Energy-Saving Project

By on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 1:47 pm

With appliances such as the air conditioning beginning to go haywire, the Alachua County Jail embarked on a 10-year renovation project and displayed the finished results on Monday.

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Alachua County Deputies Hope To Find Home For Recovering Horses

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 4:35 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will hold an auction on Saturday to find homes for two healthy horses that have overcome severe malnutrition. ACSO has spent more than $1,400 over the last six months rehabilitating them.

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Sheriff Darnell responds to dashboard video of Mayor Lowe’s arrest

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell said Wednesday she believes Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe was not given preferential treatment by deputies the night of Lowe’s arrest for driving under the influence.

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More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment

By and on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office released dashboard video Tuesday from the night of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. The video includes conversation between Lowe and deputies.

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In the News: China executes drug lord, WikiLeaks confession, beheading conviction, abuse act renewed

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Notorious drug lord executed by China over ‘Golden Triangle’ smuggling, hijackings – A notorious gang leader and drug lord from Myanmar was among four foreigners executed in China on March 1, marking the first time Beijing has extradited, tried and [...]

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Sheriff: Only officers should have guns in Alachua County schools

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Since Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., lawmakers and residents across the country are now bringing up the issue of gun control in schools. The tragedy has school and law enforcement officials reconsidering safety plans for emergencies.

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