Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
November 19, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | November 9 – November 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.

Walton Correctional Institution: On November 9, Inmate David Howard (C20110) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Wakulla Annex: On November 9, Inmate James Wilson (X81742) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Avon Park Correctional Institution: On November 10, Inmate Brendon Walker (168892) assaulted an officer by punching them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Lancaster Correctional Institution: On November 10, Inmate John Simecek (783557) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Okeechobee Correctional Institution: On November 10, Inmate Michael Douglas (J46197) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Hamilton Annex: On November 11, Inmate Arsenio Stewart (V31003) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Taylor Correctional Institution: On November 11, Inmate Rodney Charles (G40610) assaulted an officer by headbutting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Okaloosa Correctional Institution: On November 12, Inmate Desmond Lee (132402) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Liberty Correctional Institution: On November 14, Inmate Jerome Dixie (886418) assaulted an officer by attacking them with an improvised weapon. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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