Daniel Campbell, 45, was charged Sept. 28 with 12 counts of possession and two counts of distribution of child pornography on Kik Messenger. The app has long been used by child predators despite efforts to bolster security.
Metro | Criminal Justice
Gainesville Place Apartments had 258 incidents called into police within the last nine months, including instances of public masturbation, attempted break-ins and alarming behavior from strangers who didn’t belong to the complex.
The victim was struck twice on the interstate: first by a pickup truck driven and later by an unknown vehicle in a hit-and-run. Both vehicles were traveling south on I-75.
A Gainesville preschool teacher was arrested Wednesday after being accused of sexually assaulting a child younger than 12 years old at a daycare.
UF Public Safety sent out an email to students Friday after the Gainesville Police Department was notified of an attempted rape, assault, robbery and kidnapping around 12:15 a.m. and a rape and robbery at 3:30 a.m.
Gainesville Police Department responded to multiple shots fired Sept. 5 at 238 West University Avenue near downtown. After arriving to the scene, GPD began treating the victim who collapsed at Northwest First Ave almost immediately after the shooting, according to a department release.
Trevis Strawder, 27, faces charges of burglary, resisting without violence, giving a false name to law enforcement, possessing two counts of firearms by a convicted felon and receiving several narcotic charges.
Public masturbation and lack of communication leaves tenants of Gainesville Place worried for their safetyBy Sam Schaffer | July 23, 2021
There have been more than 60 reports of crimes ranging from suspicious incidents to burglary and assault at the Gainesville Place apartments at 2800 SW 35th Pl. in the last two years, according to Gainesville Police Department records.
Two people were shot in a drive-by Monday night at the 1200 block of Southeast 19th Terrace near the Gainesville Vineyard church, prompting the Gainesville Police Department to address local gun violence.
At about 10 p.m., Gainesville Police Department officers responded to several calls about shots fired at the Eighth Avenue Food Store located at 1634 NE Eighth Ave. by the Gainesville Community Holiness Church.
Gainesville community bands together at an event to raise awareness for the rise in gun violence that has occurred in the past year.
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man Thursday in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed UF student Maggie Paxton in December.
A suspect was found dead in his burning home after Alachua County Sheriff Office deputies shot at him for threatening them.
A shooting at a party left five teens injured Thursday night.
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office found 13-year-old Delia Young’s body on Wednesday after she had been reported missing on May 16.
Eugene Javon Patrick turned himself in to the Alachua County Jail Tuesday, more than a week after fatally shooting 36-year-old Bobby Bernard Hopkins, Jr. in the chest, according to a Gainesville Police Department press release.