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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Announcement
October 27, 2008
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Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

West Palm Beach Probation Officers Discover
Cache of Weapons at Offender’s House

Correctional Probation Officer Jamie Holloway received a credible tip concerning one of her offenders recently, and her subsequent actions resulted in a major haul of weapons. Officer Holloway, Correctional Probation Specialist Luis Trinidad, Correctional Probation Senior Officer David Brown, along with Corporal Triamonte from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, conducted a search of the offender’s residence on 10/15/08. The search produced a .22 caliber rifle, hidden under a china buffet, along with 550 rounds of ammunition, 14 assorted large swords, and an assortment of knives and a crossbow. The offender was taken into custody without incident and charged with Violation of Probation. On 10/20/08, the offender pled guilty to the VOP and was placed on 18 months Community Control II.


Weapons recovered during search. More weapons recovered during search.