January 24, 2017
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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.
MONTICELLO, Fla. – On January 17, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Jefferson Correctional Institution.
Inmate Walter Chaney (108132) attacked the officers at approximately 2:54 a.m. EDT. Inmate Chaney kicked the officers, striking multiple body parts. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.
Medical staff examined the officers and noted minor injuries. Inmate Chaney will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.
CLERMONT, Fla. – On January 17, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Lake Correctional Institution.
Inmate Carl Telusma (Y56467) attacked the officer at approximately 1:30 p.m. EDT. Inmate Telusma became combative and kicked the officer in the leg. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.
Medical staff examined the officer and noted redness and swelling to the thigh. Inmate Telusma will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.
ARCADIA, Fla.– On January 23, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Desoto Work Camp.
Inmate Andres Gonzalez (T69710) attacked the officer at approximately 6:14 p.m. EDT. Inmate Gonzalez became combative and struck the officer on the shoulder. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.
Inmate Gonzalez will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.
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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.