FDC and FDLE Announce the Arrest of Jefferson CI Correctional Officer
For Immediate Release
December 19, 2011
A Correctional Officer at Jefferson Correctional Institution who was the subject of a joint investigation with the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC), the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the United States Postal Inspection Service turned herself in at the Madison County jail this morning.
Jefferson Correctional Institution Correctional Officer Pamela Branch, 46, has been charged with trafficking in Oxycodone, identity theft, conspiracy to introduce contraband into the institution and receiving unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior.
All charges are felony charges.
She has been employed by the FDC since May 2003. Branch’s total bond amount is set at $80,000.
For Further Information Contact: Florida Department of Corrections Office of Public Affairs