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Elected official accused by police of carving gay slur in SUV; he denies it

An Alachua County elected official running for reelection next month is accused by police of carving a gay slur into an SUV parked across the street from his family’s former home. Daniel "Danny" Taylor Gordon, 41, of Gainesville is formally accused in Alachua County Circuit Court of misdemeanor property damage and criminal mischief, according to court records filed Tuesday. Police said Gordon was caught on video by a nearby surveillance camera, which he then stole. He denies it.

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UF student charged with assaulting second bar employee in 3 months

A 20-year-old UF student was arrested Monday for assaulting a manager at The Social. The same man was arrested for punching a bouncer in the face at the Salty Dog Saloon three months ago. Kaleb Wiswall is being charged with aggravated battery and disorderly intoxication after punching a manager at The Social, pushing him down four stairs and falling down on his neck, according to the arrest report. The manager sustained a dislocated shoulder, a dislocated finger and bruises. Wiswall was arrested in July and charged with simple battery after he punched a bouncer who denied him entry into the Salty Dog Saloon.

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