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Press Release
June 14, 2018
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Former Nurse Arrested for Introduction of Contraband

RAIFORD, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of former Contract Nurse Traci Mickel. Mickel is charged with introducing contraband into a state correctional facility.

Following the arrest, Mickel was transported to the Hamilton County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Hamilton 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 Office of Inspector General.

Click here to see the affidavit. 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.

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

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