FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2021
Contact: FDC Communications
Contract Employee Arrested
BOWLING GREEN, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of canteen services contractor Tachia Lawson. Lawson is charged with introduction and possession of unlawful articles, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful compensation.
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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
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