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Julie L. Jones, Secretary


Press Release
February 2, 2017
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Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation

INDIANTOWN, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) arrested Food Service Worker Twanazza Benjamin today following an OIG criminal investigation. Benjamin has been charged with introduction of contraband.

Following the arrest, Benjamin was transported to the Martin County Jail. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 19th Judicial Circuit.

For more information regarding the Department’s Office of Inspector General, please visit www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html

Click here to see the affidavit.

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