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Press Release
February 19, 2018
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Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation

LIVE OAK, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) arrested Correctional Officer David Neveils last Friday following an OIG criminal investigation. Neveils has been charged with introduction of contraband, unlawful compensation and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.

Following the arrest, Neveils was transported to the Suwannee County Jail. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 3rd Judicial Circuit.

For more information regarding the Department’s Office of Inspector General, please visit

Click here to see the affadavit. The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

The home addresses, telephone numbers, including cellular and personal pager numbers, social security numbers, dates of birth, and photographs of active or former department employees and/or their spouses and children; places of employment; daycare facilities, and/or schools of active or former department employees’ spouses and children (sections § 119.071 (4)(d), F.S. and 945.10(1)(e), F.S.

All information “revealing the substance of a confession” by a person arrested until there is a final disposition in the case. 119.071(2)(e), F.S.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.

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