January 30, 2018
Press Release: Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
TRENTON, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) arrested Food Service Worker Michelle Morris yesterday following an OIG criminal investigation. Morris has been charged with unlawful compensation.
Following the arrest, Morris was transported to the Gilchrist County Jail. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 8th Judicial Circuit.
For more information regarding the Department’s Office of Inspector General, please visit www.dc.state.fl.us/ig/index.html.
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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 96,000 inmates and supervises nearly 166,000 offenders in the community.