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Assault Advisory
June 6, 2017
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FDC Assault Advisories | May 30 - June 5, 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.

MALONE, Fla. – On May 30, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Jackson Correctional Institution.

Inmate Benjamin Torres (C11030) assaulted the officer at approximately 7:44 a.m. ET. Inmate Torres struck the officer in the stomach. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Torres will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. – On May 30, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Calhoun Correctional Institution.

Inmate Thomas Tillmon (V05944) assaulted the officer at approximately 6:52 a.m. CT. Inmate Tillmon kicked the officer in the knee. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


SANDERSON, Fla. – On May 30, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Baker Correctional Institution.

Inmate Jeremiah Brown (J32586) assaulted the officer at approximately 5:10 a.m. ET. Inmate Brown pushed a cell flap into the officer’s hip. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Brown will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


BONIFAY, Fla. – On June 1, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Holmes Correctional Institution.

Inmate Tevin William (C05432) assaulted the officer at approximately 2:00 p.m. CT. The officer was attempting to apply hand restraints when Inmate William resisted and started hitting the officer in the back. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate William will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


OCALA, Fla. – On June 1, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Marion Correctional Institution.

Inmate Joshua Scott (C11300) assaulted the officers at approximately 6:30 p.m. ET. Inmate Scott struck one officer in the shoulder and pushed another officer into a doorknob. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


RAIFORD, Fla. – On June 2, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Union Correctional Institution.

Inmate Peter Samonas (E41654) assaulted the officer at approximately 4:25 a.m. ET. Inmate Samonas bit the officer in the arm. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted a bite mark on the arm. Inmate Samonas will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


POLK CITY, Fla. – On June 2, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Polk Correctional Institution.

Inmate Xzavian Flowers (C06036) assaulted the officer at approximately 5:27 p.m. ET. Inmate Flowers kicked the officer in the head. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Flowers will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


LAKE CITY, Fla. – On June 3, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Columbia Annex.

Inmate Joshua Willis (169700) assaulted the officer at approximately 2:36 p.m. ET. Inmate Willis head-butted the officer. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Willis will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


LAKE CITY, Fla. – On June 3, an inmate assaulted three correctional officers at Columbia Correctional Institution.

Inmate Garrett Douglas (K81075) assaulted the officer at approximately 6:10 p.m. ET. Inmate Douglas kicked one officer in the knee, kicked another officer in the knee and struck a third officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Douglas will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – On June 5, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Tomoka Correctional Institution.

Inmate Alex Alcedo (B06714) assaulted the officer at approximately 12:35 p.m. ET. Inmate Alcedo reached through his cell door and struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


CLERMONT, Fla. – On June 5, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Lake Correctional Institution.

Inmate Casey Schwartz (C04213) assaulted the officer at approximately 7:39 p.m. ET. Inmate Schwartz became combative and struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted dizziness and disorientation. Inmate Schwartz 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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