Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
October 20, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | October 12 – October 18, 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.

Florida State Prison: On October 12, Inmate Demetrius McCutchen (099903) assaulted an officer by headbutting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Hardee Correctional Institution: On October 12, Inmate Willie Straughter (786129) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Suwannee Correctional Institution: On October 13, Inmate Jacary Anderson (L79157) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Quincy Annex: On October 13, Inmate Albert Stowe (Y13361) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Charlotte Correctional Institution: On October 14, Inmate Larry Merritt (602100) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Central Florida Reception Center: On October 17, Inmate Juan Ortiz-Rivera (S38657) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Florida Women’s Reception Center: On October 18, Inmate Cassandra Robinson (156572) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Florida Women’s Reception Center: On October 18, Inmate Christina Maxwell (A70008) assaulted multiple officers by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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