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October 27, 2017
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FDC Assault Advisories | October 10 - October 23, 2017

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.

CHIPLEY, Fla. – On October 22, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Northwest Florida Reception Center.

Inmate Alvin Suah (N28614) assaulted the officers at approximately 9:50 p.m. Inmate Suah struck one officer in the hand and two others in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Suah will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. – On October 22, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Calhoun CI Work Camp.

Inmate Kenneth Pray (Y56762) assaulted the officer at approximately 5:13 a.m. Inmate Pray struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Pray will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


AVON PARK, Fla. – On October 21, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Avon Park Correctional Institution.

Inmate Jeffry Schwenn (W10328) assaulted the officers at approximately 6:15 p.m. Inmate Schwenn became combative, kicking several officers. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Schwenn will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BUSHNELL, Fla. – On October 20, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Sumter Correctional Institution.

Inmate Larry Gregory (131590) assaulted the officer at approximately 4:05 p.m. Inmate Gregory struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Gregory will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


LIVE OAK, Fla. – On October 18, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Suwannee Correctional Institution.

Inmate Ronald Phillips (114922) assaulted the officers at approximately 4:06 p.m. Inmate Phillips became combative, striking one officer in the face and kicking another in the chest. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Phillips will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


CLERMONT, Fla. – On October 18, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Lake Correctional Institution.

Inmate Paul Kennedy (076406) assaulted the officers at approximately 8:35 p.m. Inmate Kennedy kicked the officers in the leg. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Kennedy will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. – On October 17, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Gulf Correctional Institution.

Inmate Kaleb Cowan (V50599) assaulted the officer at approximately 8:10 p.m. Inmate Cowan head-butted the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Cowan will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BONIFAY, Fla. – On October 17, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Holmes Correctional Institution.

Inmate Clarence Frazier (E34818) assaulted the officers at approximately 10:00 p.m. Inmate Frazier struck the officers. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Frazier will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


MILTON, Fla. – On October 16, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution.

Inmate Ulysses Crouse (K81748) assaulted the officer at approximately 8:33 p.m. Inmate Crouse struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Crouse will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


OCALA, Fla. – On October 15, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Marion Correctional Institution.

Inmate John Armstrong (X61046) assaulted the officer at approximately 3:27 p.m. Inmate Armstrong became combative, striking the officer multiple times. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Armstrong will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


CRESTVIEW, Fla. – On October 14, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Okaloosa Correctional Institution.

Inmate John Armstrong (X61046) assaulted the officer at approximately 3:10 a.m. Inmate Armstrong became combative and kicked the officer in the leg. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Armstrong will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


LAKE BUTLER, Fla. – On October 14, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at the Reception and Medical Center.

Inmate Jhon Toussaint (B07423) assaulted the officer at approximately 4:11 a.m. Inmate Toussaint struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Toussaint will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. – On October 14, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Calhoun Correctional Institution.

Inmate Tarus Bryant (W02523) assaulted the officers at approximately 6:00 a.m. Inmate Bryant struck one officer in the face and another officer in the chest. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Bryant will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


MIAMI, Fla. – On October 12, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Everglades Correctional Institution.

Inmate Kevin Henderson (197134) assaulted the officer at approximately 8:12 p.m. Inmate Henderson kicked the officer in the groin. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Henderson will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. – On October 11, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Wakulla Correctional Institution.

Inmate Frederick Mckennie (113246) assaulted the officers at approximately 12:25 a.m. Inmate Mckennie became combative, striking and spitting at the officers. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Mckennie will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


For further information on the offenders listed, please visit
http://www.dc.state.fl.us/AppCommon/.

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