Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
May 19, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | May 4 – May 10, 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.

Cross City Correctional Institution: On May 4, Inmate Sergio Corona (M62235) and Inmate Octavio Roca (Y57082) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Reception and Medical Center: : On May 4, Inmate David Payrits (D71092) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Sumter Correctional Institution: : On May 4, Inmate Steven King (B14422) assaulted multiple officers by punching and kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Gulf Correctional Institution: : On May 4, Inmate Matthew Thogode (U02064) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Hamilton Annex: : On May 5, Inmate Richard Daniels (707602) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Taylor Correctional Institution: : On May 7, Inmate Sonny Brooks (339596) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Hardee Correctional Institution: : On May 8, Inmate Percy Wilson (128521) assaulted an officer by pulling their hand through the cuffing port. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Charlotte Correctional Institution: : On May 8, Inmate Dashaun Brooks (H40839) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Northwest Florida Reception Center: : On May 8, Inmate Christopher Spaar (F11030) assaulted an officer by biting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Florida State Prison: : On May 9, Inmate Alex Beasley (N26228) assaulted an officer by punching and slapping them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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