Timely Warning-Gainesville

Published: August 16th, 2022

Category: Timely Warning-Gainesville

Timely Warning (22-01)
Clery Crime: Burglary

Under the Clery Act, the University of Florida issues Timely Warning messages regarding Clery Act crimes that pose a serious and continuing threat to the campus community.

On August 12th, 2022, the University of Florida Police Department was made aware of a delayed burglary at 1235 SW 9th Ave. The incident took place on August 9th, after packages were discovered opened on the front porch of the residence. After investigating and reviewing the CCTV footage, it was discovered that an unknown male subject was loitering around the house and eventually entering the house unlawfully. Due to the jurisdictional boundaries, this incident was reported to the Gainesville Police Department, which is currently the lead in the investigation.

The University of Florida has created a public bulletin in attempts to identify this unknown person (22-19P).

Anyone with information on this incident, or information about the person pictured in the UFPD Attempt to Identify bulletin is encouraged to contact UFPD at (352) 392-1111 or via the UFPD Silent Witness portal at https://police.ufl.edu/contact/silent-witness/, or the Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7700.

The University of Florida strongly believes that no person is responsible for the harm inflicted by another person.
Criminal incidents can be reported to UF CSAs who are designated, trained, and mandatory reporters under the Clery Act when victims chose not to report to law enforcement.

Reporting to law enforcement is encouraged by calling 9-1-1 or through the GatorSafe app.

Be sure to lock up your vehicles, residential hall rooms, and offices when you leave. Remove any valuables from sight or take them with you when you leave.

Do not allow anyone to follow you into your residence hall or a secured area as you enter and secure spaces that are unoccupied to reduce the risk of a crime of opportunity.

Trust your instincts. If you feel uneasy or sense something is wrong, do what you can to get out of that situation or call for assistance.

Information for support resources, services, and programs at the University of Florida can be found at:

https://clery.compliance.ufl.edu/resources/victim-resources/

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