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OIG Arrest
March 11, 2020

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Florida Correctional Officer Arrested

MAYO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General announced the arrest of correctional officer Jessica Fernandez. Fernandez is charged with sexual misconduct, money laundering, unlawful compensation/bribery, introduction of contraband and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.

For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://fdc.myflorida.com/ig/index.html

Click here to see the affidavit. The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

The home addresses, telephone numbers, including cellular and personal pager numbers, social security numbers, dates of birth, and photographs of active or former department employees and/or their spouses and children; places of employment; daycare facilities, and/or schools of active or former department employees’ spouses and children (sections 119.071 (4)(d), F.S. and 945.10(1)(e), F.S.

Information, which if released, would jeopardize a person’s safety. § 945.10(1)(e), F.S.

Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. § 945.10(1)(f); 119.071(2)(j), F.S.

119.071[2][e], F.S., exempting all information “revealing the substance of a confession” by a person arrested until there is a final disposition in the case.

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