August 18, 2020
Contact: FDC Communications
Florida Correctional Officers Arrested
LAKE BUTLER, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General announced the arrest of correctional officer sergeants Brandon McCarthy and Vincent Haight. McCarthy is charged with malicious battery and falsifying an official public record. Haight is charged with malicious battery of inmate and failure to report a use of force.
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Click here to see the affidavit Brandon McCarthy
Click here to see the affidavit Vincent Haight
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.
Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. § 945.10(1)(f); 119.071(2)(j), F.S.
As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 145,000 offenders in the community.