Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
March 2, 2021

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FDC Assault Advisories | February 9 – February 15, 2021

This is a report of assault advisories that occurred during the specified timeframe. An assault advisory is issued by the Department of Corrections whenever a correctional officer or probation officer is attacked in the line of duty. All assaults are investigated, and disciplinary action is imposed in accordance with policy.

Jackson Correctional Institution: On February 9, Inmate Mario Priester (L20572) assaulted an officer by pulling their hands through the cuffing port. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Jefferson Correctional Institution: On February 10, Inmate Tyler Buckbee (170689) assaulted an officer by throwing objects and striking them in the facial and torso area. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Santa Rosa Annex: On February 10, Inmate Robert Morgenstern (H70889) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Union Correctional Institution: On February 11, Inmate Michael Lugo (T56438) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Holmes Work Camp: On February 12, Inmate Daniel Edouard (X94237) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Century Correctional Institution: On February 12, Inmate Jaquan Lewis (L80051) assaulted an officer by striking them with his shoulder. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Central Florida Reception Center: On February 13, Inmate Jarrell Lathan (X91235) assaulted two officers by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Apalachee East Unit: On February 13, Inmate Michael Peterson (477762) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Cross City Correctional Institution: On February 14, Inmate Anthony Bellmon (H16551) assaulted two officers by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Okaloosa Correctional Institution: On February 14, Inmate Marcus Douglas (P47791) assaulted two officers by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Charlotte Correctional Institution: On February 15, Inmate Covoseya Blackshear (J52910) assaulted an officer by punching them in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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