December 10, 2018
Florida Correctional Officer Arrested
RAIFORD, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officer Misty Clemmons. Clemmons is charged with 11 counts of unlawful use of a two-way communication device, introduction or possession of certain articles unlawful and 12 counts of introduction or possession of certain articles unlawful written or recorded communication or currency.
Following the arrest, Clemmons was transported to the Bradford County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Gordon Smith and 8th Judicial Circuit Prosecutor Luis Bustamante.
For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
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[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.
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.