According to Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice, adolescent deliquency has declined for the past several years. The state defines juvenile delinquency as any illegal acts commited by a youth under the age of 18. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s, Stephanie Bechara talked to DJJ spokesman, CJ Drake about this drop in crime due to the alternatives being offered to teens.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JuvenileDeliquencyQA.mp3]
Credit-card skimming has been on the rise in Florida since 2015, but so far, Gainesville specifically seems to have been largely spared, with only one found.