Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
March 30, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | March 16 – March 22, 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.

Santa Rosa Annex: On March 16, Inmate Demetrius Smith (Q32039) assaulted an officer by headbutting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution: On March 17, Inmate Deontra French (N30404) assaulted an officer by striking them with a food tray. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Zephyrhills Correctional Institution: On March 18, Inmate Earl Campbell (M30674) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Century Correctional Institution: On March 18, Inmate Kadarius Powell (K82700) assaulted multiple officers by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Lake Correctional Institution: On March 18, Inmate Solim Kolassiba (C03034) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

South Florida Reception Center: On March 18, Inmate Edward Vitcherov (I55935) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Okeechobee Correctional Institution: On March 19, Inmate Mark Ault (C60858) assaulted an officer by striking them in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Liberty Correctional Institution: On March 19, Inmate Adrian Guyton (J36989) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Tomoka Correctional Institution: On March 20, Inmate Emery Lewis (118064) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution: On March 21, Inmate Tamarcus Harper (134954) assaulted an officer by headbutting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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