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Assault Advisory
August 30, 2017
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FDC Assault Advisories | August 22 - 28, 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.

RAIFORD, Fla. – On August 23, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Florida State Prison.

Inmate Christopher McGrady (B09103) assaulted the officers at approximately 12:33 p.m. Inmate McGrady scratched one officer and punctured the finger of another using a homemade weapon. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


LAKE CITY, Fla. – On August 24, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Columbia Correctional Institution Annex.

Inmate Deandre Williams (T40949) assaulted the officer at approximately 2:50 p.m. Inmate Williams bit the officer on the leg. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


BOWLING GREEN, Fla. – On August 25, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Hardee Correctional Institution.

Inmate David Ginther (258818) assaulted the officer at approximately 9:04 a.m. Inmate Ginther struck the officer on the head with a closed fist. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


CENTURY, Fla. – On August 25, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Century Correctional Institution.

Inmate David Hankins (B08983) assaulted the officer at approximately 10:15 a.m. Inmate Hankins became combative and head-butted the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


RAIFORD, Fla. – On August 25, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Florida State Prison.

Inmate Joshua Vance (134065) assaulted the officer at approximately 10:15 p.m. Inmate Vance struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Inmate Vance will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


OCALA, Fla. – On August 26, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Marion Correctional Institution.

Inmate Deandre Harris (X88066) assaulted the officer at approximately 3:38 a.m. Inmate Harris head-butted and bit the officer. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


MILTON, Fla. – On August 26, an inmate assaulted correctional officers at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution.

Inmate Frederick Patterson (T78691) assaulted the officers at approximately 4:07 p.m. Inmate Patterson struck two officers in the face and scratched two others. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


CLERMONT, Fla. – On August 26, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Lake Correctional Institution.

Inmate James Doby (361815) assaulted the officer at approximately 8:03 p.m. Inmate Doby bit the officer on the hand. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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


POLK CITY, Fla. – On August 28, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Polk Correctional Institution.

Inmate Clifford Hilliard (495564) assaulted the officer at approximately 12:00 p.m. Inmate Hilliard became combative and struck the officer in the neck and shoulder. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Hilliard 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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