Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
October 6, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | September 28 – October 4, 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.

Charlotte Correctional Institution: On September 28, Inmate Steven Pickett (Y29568) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Martin Correctional Institution: On September 28, Inmate Calvin Thomas (J38588) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Wakulla Annex: On September 28, Inmate Charles Griffith (512867) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Walton Correctional Institution: On September 28, Inmate John Johnson (192996) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Northwest Florida Reception Center: On September 29, Inmate Emanuel Tuggerson (S60786) assaulted an officer by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Suwannee Correctional Institution: On October 3, Inmate Tyson Watson (195947) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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