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The Tampa Tribune
Florida honors fallen officers, welcomes fall in their numbersmemorial committee after a friend of her and her husband was killed in the line
Florida honors fallen officers, welcomes fall in their numbers
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
memorial committee after a friend of her and her husband was killed in the line of duty while they were all officers at the Gainesville Police Department. She got involved in the local memorial committee and that led to her involvement in the... Read more
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First Coast News
Drive-by shooting kills 1 in northeast Gainesvillescene. Rashay L. Garrison, 29, was found dead in the driver seat of a grey Dod
Drive-by shooting kills 1 in northeast Gainesville
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
scene. Rashay L. Garrison, 29, was found dead in the driver seat of a grey Dodge Charger after being shot multiple times. Gainesville Police found multiple bullet holes in the Charger from an unknown caliber of weapon. A passenger in the Charger... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
1 killed in Gainesville drive-by shootingbefore 4 a.m. Monday reported a shooting in the area of 1143 NE 25th Street and
1 killed in Gainesville drive-by shooting
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
before 4 a.m. Monday reported a shooting in the area of 1143 NE 25th Street and a vehicle speeding away from the scene, the Gainesville Police Department said. When GPD officers arrived, they found Rashay L. Garrison, 29, dead in the driver's seat... Read more
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ajc.com
Despite history of gangs, arrests, some north Ga. residents...in Gainesville, has a history of gang activity going back more than a decade, a
Despite history of gangs, arrests, some north Ga. residents...
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Gainesville, has a history of gang activity going back more than a decade, according to Joe Amerling, who works with the Gainesville Police Department and is vice president of the Georgia Gang Investigators Association. Amerling said Ernesto... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with batterycomplex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with battery
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
complex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and Luke Wash, 17, were both charged in connection with the fight last week, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Monday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with batterycomplex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with battery
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
complex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and Luke Wash, 17, were both charged in connection with the fight last week, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Monday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with batterycomplex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with battery
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
complex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and Luke Wash, 17, were both charged in connection with the fight last week, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Monday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with batterycomplex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and
Comedian Katt Williams arrested, charged with battery
KGTV San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
complex, police in metro Atlanta said Monday, March 28, 2016. Williams, 44, and Luke Wash, 17, were both charged in connection with the fight last week, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Monday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
2 caught with 25 stolen credit cards, deputies sayby the Domestic Highway Enforcement Unit, which is made up of personnel from th
2 caught with 25 stolen credit cards, deputies say
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 6 days ago
by the Domestic Highway Enforcement Unit, which is made up of personnel from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office and the Gainesville Police Department. The officers also found a large amount of new property believed to have been purchased with... Read more
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Forsyth County News
No charges, serious injuries from alleged stabbing in north Forsytha helicopter search the area northeast of Cumming, initiating a law enforcement
No charges, serious injuries from alleged stabbing in north Forsyth
Forsyth County News / Posted 7 days ago
a helicopter search the area northeast of Cumming, initiating a law enforcement presence that began near Pilgrim Mill Road. Forsyth Sheriff’s deputies found the vehicle after working with Gainesville police and the state patrol, Rodrig... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Homeless man caught stealing machetesand knives from a Gainesville Walmart, police said. Terry Roberts is charged w
Homeless man caught stealing machetes
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
and knives from a Gainesville Walmart, police said. Terry Roberts is charged with petit theft and resisting arrest, the Gainesville Police Department said. Police said Roberts, who lives in Dignity Village, a homeless campsite next to the... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Gainesville home set on fire againsaid. "And now, I know that. And I know that He's just keeping me strong." Don
Gainesville home set on fire again
KXII Sherman / Posted 11 days ago
said. "And now, I know that. And I know that He's just keeping me strong." Donation for the Painter family can be made at the First State Bank in Gainesville. If you have any information, you are urged to call Gainesville Police at (940) 668-... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Officers Save Choking Baby During Search for SuspectOfficers Dylan Hayes-Morrison and Amanda Cummings / Courtesy: Gainesville Polic
Officers Save Choking Baby During Search for Suspect
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 11 days ago
Officers Dylan Hayes-Morrison and Amanda Cummings / Courtesy: Gainesville Police Dept. By: Associated PressApril 22, 2016 GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Two Florida police officers were in the right place at the right time to help save a choking... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gainesville police save choking baby during search for suspectTwo Gainesville police officers were in the right place at the right time to he
Gainesville police save choking baby during search for suspect
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Two Gainesville police officers were in the right place at the right time to help save a choking infant. Gainesville Police Department spokesman Ben Tobias says officers Dylan Hayes-Morrison and Amanda Cummings were searching for a suspect in... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Gainesville man arrested after fleeing from suspicious firehad been an argument between this man and his girlfriend she was assaulted earl
Gainesville man arrested after fleeing from suspicious fire
KXII Sherman / Posted 12 days ago
had been an argument between this man and his girlfriend she was assaulted earlier in the day," Belva McClinton of the Gainesville Police Department said. "I believe she has a broken foot." Other charges against Kines are pending. Kines'... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Gainesville officers save life of choking babyGAINESVILLE, Fla. - A choking baby was saved by two Gainesville police officers
Gainesville officers save life of choking baby
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 12 days ago
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A choking baby was saved by two Gainesville police officers Wednesday, the Gainesville Police Department said. Officers Amanda Cummings and Dylan Hayes-Morrison were searching for a wanted person believed to be in the area of 100... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Money stolen from local youth baseball organizationhim pretty hard." "We're not looking to punish anyone per se or anything," sai
Money stolen from local youth baseball organization
KXII Sherman / Posted 12 days ago
him pretty hard." "We're not looking to punish anyone per se or anything," said Schniederjan. "We would just love any information to help get our money back." If you have any information you are urged to call Gainesville Police at (940) 668... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman charged with extortion after pretending to hold cat hostagesaid she threatened to call police unless Tina was returned but that Kaye respo
Woman charged with extortion after pretending to hold cat hostage
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
said she threatened to call police unless Tina was returned but that Kaye responded saying she had a lawyer ready. Gainesville Police Officer Frederick Munn then met with Kaye on Friday in an attempt to get the kitten, however Kaye denied... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
‘Basketball Cop’ Turns Noise Complaint into National ProjectOfficer Bobby White of the Gainesville Police Department turned a noise complai
‘Basketball Cop’ Turns Noise Complaint into National Project
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 15 days ago
Officer Bobby White of the Gainesville Police Department turned a noise complaint into a national project. (Photo: GoFundMe). (CNN) — It all started as a noise complaint: Kids on a residential street in Gainesville, Florida, were playing basketball... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Cop who did something good for kids does something even betterwere playing basketball in the afternoon too “loudly,” a neighbor told the poli
Cop who did something good for kids does something even better
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
were playing basketball in the afternoon too “loudly,” a neighbor told the police dispatcher. Officer Bobby White of the Gainesville Police Department took the call. What he did next has since gone viral online and inspired a foundation that’s... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
'Basketball Cop' turns noise complaint into national projectwere playing basketball in the afternoon too "loudly," a neighbor told the poli
'Basketball Cop' turns noise complaint into national project
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
were playing basketball in the afternoon too "loudly," a neighbor told the police dispatcher. Officer Bobby White of the Gainesville Police Department took the call. What he did next has since gone viral online and inspired a foundation that's... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
StAugustine.comfrom SJCSO, personnel from the FBI, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement,
StAugustine.com
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 20 days ago
from SJCSO, personnel from the FBI, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the Gainesville Police Department and the sheriff’s offices of Volusia, Alachua and Nassau counties also participated in the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Thieves steal from Gainesville Toys for Totswith no problems, until the last two months. "It just seems like there's nothi
Thieves steal from Gainesville Toys for Tots
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
with no problems, until the last two months. "It just seems like there's nothing we can do to stop them," said Barrett. Gainesville Police are hoping the public might be able to recognize the suspects. If you think you know the suspects, you're... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: UF, FSU athletes often avoid prosecutionespecially for what the officers say are minor offenses or when evidence might
OTL: UF, FSU athletes often avoid prosecution
ESPN / Posted 20 days ago
especially for what the officers say are minor offenses or when evidence might fall short of prosecution. That's how Gainesville police handled Aaron Hernandez when the former Florida tight end admitted to drinking at a bar and hitting a bar... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
BUSTED: 'Operation End of the Road' nets 12 arrests in St. Johns CountyFlorida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. They included the FBI, Sta
BUSTED: 'Operation End of the Road' nets 12 arrests in St. Johns County
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. They included the FBI, State Attorney’s Office and the St. Johns, Jacksonville, Volusia, Clay, Alachua and Nassau sheriff’s offices as well as St. Augustine, Orange Park and Gainesville... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
7-day child sex sting nets 12 in St. Johns Countythe St. Johns, Jacksonville, Volusia, Clay, Alachua and Nassau sheriff’s office
7-day child sex sting nets 12 in St. Johns County
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
the St. Johns, Jacksonville, Volusia, Clay, Alachua and Nassau sheriff’s offices as well as St. Augustine, Orange Park and Gainesville police. Undercover detectives posed as teens online March 30 to April 6 to arrange meetings with people at an... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Three charged with murder in Gainesville shooting deathof Gainesville, was shot several times about 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Orchard Br
Three charged with murder in Gainesville shooting death
Forsyth County News / Posted 21 days ago
of Gainesville, was shot several times about 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Orchard Brook Apartments off McEver Road, according to Gainesville police. Brandon Scott King, 27, and Cheslen Dequan Bell, 20, both of Gainesville, and Kevin Michael Turner, 28,... Read more
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Forsyth County News
15 bicycles stolen from Toys for Tots storage facilityhave been stolen from a Toys for Tots storage facility in Gainesville run by th
15 bicycles stolen from Toys for Tots storage facility
Forsyth County News / Posted 21 days ago
have been stolen from a Toys for Tots storage facility in Gainesville run by the local Marine Corps League. According to Gainesville police, “Juveniles are breaking in to the business in the overnight hours and taking items that are marked for... Read more
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First Coast News
Vandals hit memorial to post 9/11 military near GainesvilleALACHUA COUNTY, Fla.- Police in Alachua County are looking for a suspect or sus
Vandals hit memorial to post 9/11 military near Gainesville
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla.- Police in Alachua County are looking for a suspect or suspects who vandalized a pillar that memorializes military members that lost their lives after 9/11, Alachua County Sheriff's spokesman Art Fogerty told the Gainesville Sun... Read more
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ESPN
How #HoopsNotCrime is spreading a powerful message beyond basketballcommunity, I do so," he said. A few days after the encounter, officer Ben Tobi
How #HoopsNotCrime is spreading a powerful message beyond basketball
ESPN / Posted 22 days ago
community, I do so," he said. A few days after the encounter, officer Ben Tobias, the public information officer for the Gainesville Police Department, posted White's dashboard camera footage online. Since then, it has received more than 17... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gaine
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gainesville, according to a report from the Gainesville Police Department. The trio is accused of forcing their way into an apartment at gunpoint and using duct tape to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Two charged in Polk homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gaine
Two charged in Polk homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gainesville, according to a report from the Gainesville Police Department. The trio is accused of forcing their way into an apartment at gunpoint and using duct tape to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gaine
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gainesville, according to a report from the Gainesville Police Department. The trio is accused of forcing their way into an apartment at gunpoint and using duct tape to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gaine
Two charged in Polk County homicide as part of multi-state 'crime spree'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
were in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping at an apartment in Gainesville, according to a report from the Gainesville Police Department. The trio is accused of forcing their way into an apartment at gunpoint and using duct tape to... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Girl with lukemia hopes for dream trip to Walt Disney Worldgirls with Fairy Godmothers that do their makeup, nails, and hair before dressi
Girl with lukemia hopes for dream trip to Walt Disney World
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
girls with Fairy Godmothers that do their makeup, nails, and hair before dressing them like the princesses they are. The Gainesville Police Department also jumped on board to help Miah. They tweeted out a link to a GoFundMe page to help Miah and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
3 Fugitives Arrested in Leon Countymorning. Quintae Edwards, Kwame Fernander and Kayla Black are all being held in
3 Fugitives Arrested in Leon County
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 28 days ago
morning. Quintae Edwards, Kwame Fernander and Kayla Black are all being held in Leon County Jail. On Sunday, April 3, the Gainesville Police Department issued a BOLO (Be On Look Out) providing descriptions of individuals and vehicles related to an... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
Dayton Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla Black were arrested early Monday morning. Gainesville police had issued an advisory Sunday saying the fugitives were heading west on Interstate 10. Deputies in the... Read more
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ajc.com
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndromefor Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his
Officers help make birthday special for woman with Down syndrome
ajc.com / Posted 28 days ago
for Gabby, who loves law enforcement officers. SJSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother Cpl. Wade Priester from the Gainesville Police Department surprised Gabby with gifts Sunday for her 20th birthday. “Gabby was thrilled to be able to get... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla Black were arrested early Monday morning. Gainesville police had issued an advisory Sunday saying the fugitives were heading west on Interstate 10. Deputies in the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina caught in Florida24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina caught in Florida
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla Black were arrested early Monday morning. Gainesville police had issued an advisory Sunday saying the fugitives were heading west on Interstate 10. Deputies in the... Read more
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First Coast News
Out-of-state fugitives captured in Tallahasseearrested in Leon County Monday. Kwame Fernander, 23, Quinton Edwards, 24, and
Out-of-state fugitives captured in Tallahassee
First Coast News / Posted 28 days ago
arrested in Leon County Monday. Kwame Fernander, 23, Quinton Edwards, 24, and 19-year-old Kayla Black were arrested after Gainesville Police put out a statewide alert following a kidnapping and armed home invasion there. Leon County Sheriff’s... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla
3 fugitives wanted in South Carolina captured in Florida
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
24-year-old Quinton Edwards, 23-year-old Kwame Fernander and 19-year-old Kayla Black were arrested early Monday morning. Gainesville police had issued an advisory Sunday saying the fugitives were heading west on Interstate 10. Deputies in the... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
3 Fugitives Arrested in Leon Countymorning. Quintae Edwards, Kwame Fernander and Kayla Black are all being held in
3 Fugitives Arrested in Leon County
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 28 days ago
morning. Quintae Edwards, Kwame Fernander and Kayla Black are all being held in Leon County Jail. On Sunday, April 3, the Gainesville Police Department issued a BOLO (Be On Look Out) providing descriptions of individuals and vehicles related to an... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Officers surprise woman with Down syndrome on birthdaydidn't just get a card in the mail. Instead, SJCSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his o
Officers surprise woman with Down syndrome on birthday
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
didn't just get a card in the mail. Instead, SJCSO Sgt. Jim Priester and his older brother, Cpl. Wade Priester with the Gainesville Police Department, surprised Gabby on Sunday with gifts. Gabby loved getting a visit from the fourth-generation... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
3 arrested in robbery/kidnapping wanted in NC murderapartment, using duct tape to tie up the victims then ransacking the residence,
3 arrested in robbery/kidnapping wanted in NC murder
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 29 days ago
apartment, using duct tape to tie up the victims then ransacking the residence, authorities said. According to the Gainesville Police Department, the two men and a woman were seen hanging out outside an apartment at Arbor Lofts Apartments... Read more
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