January 16, 2019
Florida Correctional Officer Arrested
LAKE CITY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officer Belinda Huston. Huston is charged with four counts of unlawful compensation.
Following the arrest, Huston was transported to the Columbia County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister of the 3rd Judicial Circuit.
For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
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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.
Information, which if released, would jeopardize a person’s safety. § 945.10(1)(e), F.S.
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 96,000 inmates and supervises nearly 166,000 offenders in the community.