In 2007, there were
17,773 criminal arrests made in Alachua County. The major cities of Alachua County are: Alachua, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High
Springs, and Waldo. If you or a loved one was arrested in Alachua County click here to contact a criminal defense
Those arrested in Alachua County awaiting trial are held in the Alachua County jail. Also, those
that have been found guilty of traffic crimes, DUIs, or misdemeanors who are sentenced to a jail term of less than a year
serve their time in the Alachua County jail. This facility has a housing capacity of 1,148 inmates.
The Alachua County
Jail contact information is listed below: