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Assault Advisory
February 2, 2017
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FDC Assault Advisories | January 24 - 30, 2017

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.

MILTON, Fla. – On January 24, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution.

Inmate Craig Leggon (R64449) assaulted the officer at approximately 1:40 a.m. CDT. Inmate Leggon bit the officer on the hand. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate Leggon will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


RAIFORD, Fla. – On January 24, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Union Correctional Institution.

Inmate Nicholas Cosat (Q09526) assaulted the officer at approximately 8:27 a.m. EDT. Inmate Cosat became combative and bit the officer on the hand. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Inmate Cosat will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


JASPER, Fla. – On January 25, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex.

Inmate Armon Everett (55126) assaulted the officer at approximately 7:31 a.m. EDT. Inmate Everett kicked the officer in the knee. Staff responded appropriate to subdue the inmate.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted an abrasion to the knee. Inmate Everett will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


DORAL, Fla. – On January 28, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at South Florida Reception Center

Inmate Geovanni Olivo-Cortes (X47956) assaulted the officer at approximately 9:20 p.m. EDT. Inmate Olivo-Cortes became combative and struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Inmate Olivo-Cortes will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


POLK CITY, Fla. – On January 29, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Polk Correctional Institution.

Inmate Chadwick Kegler (R06036) assaulted the officers at approximately 6:00 a.m. EDT. During food service, Inmate Kegler became noncompliant. The inmate grabbed an officer between the legs and then struck the officer in the face. When additional staff approached, the inmate struck another officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted minor injuries. Inmate Kegler will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. – On January 29, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Gulf Correctional Institution.

Inmate Dequan House (T56682) assaulted the officer at approximately 12:20 p.m. CDT. Inmate House was in escort when he became combative and head butted the office in the face. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate House will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


JASPER, Fla. – On January 29, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex.

Inmate Robert Keaton (R38757) assaulted the officer at approximately 12:49 p.m. CDT. Inmate Keaton kicked the officer in the lower extremities. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate Keaton will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


LIVE OAK, Fla. – On January 29, an inmate assaulted a correctional officers at Suwannee Correctional Institution.

Inmate Reynolds Brooks (B09332) assaulted the officer at approximately 1:55 p.m. EDT. Inmate Brooks became combative and struck the officers in the face. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Inmate Brooks will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


JASPER, Fla. – On January 30, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Columbia Correctional Institution Annex.

Inmate Anthony Torres (442069) assaulted the officer at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT. Inmate Torres became combative and struck the officer in the face and head. Staff responded appropriately to subdue the inmate.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate Keaton will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


For further information on the offenders listed, please visit
http://www.dc.state.fl.us/AppCommon/.

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