October 7, 2015
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CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. –The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) today arrested probationary Correctional Officer (CO) Maygen Taff during an OIG criminal investigation. Taff has been charged with Introduction of Contraband into a State Correctional Institution.
Following the arrest, OIG Inspectors transported CO Taff to the Wakulla County Jail. The Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the State Attorney's Office in the 2nd Judicial Circuit.
Though an arrest has been made, an open and active criminal investigation into this incident remains. This is all of the information available at this time.
For more information regarding the Department's Office of Inspector General, please visit http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
Please see attached affidavits (Maygen Taff Arrest Affidavit | PDF 169K). 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.
Active criminal investigation or criminal intelligence information. § 119.071(2)(c), F.S.
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 23,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 140,000 offenders in the community.