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Assault Advisories
November 6, 2018
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FDC Assault Advisories | October 30 – November 5, 2018

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.

Sumter Correctional Institution - On October 30, inmate Ge Von Smith (158561) assaulted an officer at approximately 9:35 a.m. Inmate Smith punched the officer in the head. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Smith will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Columbia Annex - On October 31, inmate Manuel Martinez (C03770) assaulted an officer at approximately 4:12 p.m. Inmate Martinez struck the officer in the arm. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Inmate Martinez will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Tomoka Correctional Institution - On November 2, inmate Juan Serrano (C07806) assaulted an officer at approximately 2:50 p.m. Inmate Serrano kicked the officer in the leg. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Inmate Serrano will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Lake Correctional Institution - On November 5, inmate Jon Hefner (C10816) assaulted two officers at approximately 9:15 a.m. Inmate Hefner bit an officer on the shoulder. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. While being escorted after the incident, inmate Hefner kneed a second officer in the torso. Inmate Hefner will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

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