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Alachua County

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  • Cops: Broken bong sparked rage

    Break my heart — but not my bong... Here another connection between blowing pot and going BONGers. Brandon Scott Chviek and his live-in girlfriend of six-months allegedly got into a feud at their Gainesville apartment, in which she broke his...
  • Cops: After drinking, man mistakenly broke into wrong apartment

    Oops! After a night of drinking, Brett David Tobin realized he did not have his keys. So he smashed the window of Apartment 527, then took off his shoes and put down his iPhone, reports The Gainesville Sun. His bad: The 25-year-old lives in...
  • Deputies: Man sexually assaulted woman, 74 -- twice -- then fell asleep

    A frightened 74-old-woman phoned deputies to report that a man had forced his way into her mobile home and had sexually assaulted her twice was currently asleep in her bed, reports The Gainesville Sun. Clinton Bryan, 38, who is six feet tall and weighs...
  • Kiosk watch peddler accused of masturbating on company time

    Maybe he thought nobody was watching. A customer told Gainesville cops that the mall's kiosk watch salesman, Brendon Michael Majchszak, was passing time by diddling with his ding-dong, reports The Gainesville Sun. The woman reported that the 27-year-...
  • Woman in chase fled because she was topless, deputies say

    Mandy Ramsey, 35, of Fort McCoy, was speeding while topless when a deputy spotted her, reports The Gainesville Sun. She then sped away, ran a stop sign and hit a tree, according to the report. She told the deputy she was driving topless in her...
  • DUI bust: Mom with 8 kids in car was heading to a bar, cops say

    Lawanda Elizabeth Lowery-Gale, 32, was headed to Fubar, a Gainesville nightclub, about 10:00 p.m. on Friday with eight kids, aged 10-months to 14-years, inside her van when she sideswiped another car, cops say, reports The Gainesville Sun. Six of the...
  • Woman feuding with boyfriend stabbed dog, SUV, deputies say

    Kristin Sabella's boyfriend told deputies that when he went to her house to return a set of keys, they began to argue and she grabbed a knife, then chased him with it before before stabbing his pooch in the hindquarters and puncturing his SUV's hood,...
  • Man busted at IHOP on "gat" charge

    FloriDUH Weird, wacky, strange news from the Sunshine State << Previous entry: Man accused of stealing aircraft parts from airport Man busted at IHOP on ‘gat’ charge By Barbara Hijek August 15, 2012 08:01 AM Guess folks from...
  • Deputies: Woman rammed man's van with truck for eyeing another woman's butt

    Deborah Slaton, 45, is accused of ramming her truck into her boyfriend's truck in a public game-room parking lot — and almost ran over him, reports The Gainesville Sun. The Hawthorne woman apparently got upset with her main squeeze because he...
  • Minorities often face pressure to fit in

    Minorities often face pressure to fit in
    Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces. "When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
  • Cops: Man discarded beer bottle into patrol car window

    Be careful where you toss that beer bottle. Dylan Gansen, 21, who was at a house party in Gainesville, heaved his Bud Lite bottle, with a lot number and “Born On’’ date printed on it, into the window of a deputy's patrol car, causing...