May 15, 2017
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SANDERSON, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) arrested Correctional Officer Lola Ann Rivera today following an OIG criminal investigation. Rivera has been charged with sexual misconduct.
Following the arrest, Rivera was transported to the Baker County Jail. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 4th 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. 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.
Any information which may reveal the identity of a person who is a victim of any sexual offense. 119.071(2)(h)1; 28 CFR 115, Department of Justice (2012).
Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. § 945.10(1)(f); 119.071(2)(j), F.S.
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.