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Assault Advisories
February 12, 2019
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FDC Assault Advisories | February 12– February 18, 2019

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.

Central Florida Reception Center: On February 12, inmate Devin Whitfield (B50276) assaulted an officer at approximately 7:07 a.m. Inmate Whitfield struck the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Whitfield will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Northwest Florida Reception Center: On February 12, inmate Yuro Diaz (087130) assaulted an officer at approximately 9:43 a.m. Inmate Diaz became combative and grabbed the officer around the neck. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Diaz will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Florida State Prison: On February 12, inmate Jamal Vass (B14084) assaulted an officer at approximately 3:50 p.m. Inmate Vass punched the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Vass will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Okaloosa Correctional Institution: On February 12, inmate Eliezer Garcia (D44338) assaulted an officer at approximately 9:13 p.m. Inmate Garcia kicked the officer in the knee. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Garcia will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Lowell Annex: On February 13, inmate Amanda Jackson (R52511) assaulted an officer at approximately 10:30 a.m. Inmate Jackson struck the officer in the leg. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Inmate Jackson will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Walton Correctional Institution: On February 13, inmate Timothy Mayhew (K40108) assaulted an officer at approximately 9:00 a.m. Inmate Mayhew became disruptive and staff responded appropriately. While the inmate was being subdued, a sharp object in his pocket cut a responding officer. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Mayhew will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Northwest Florida Reception Center: On February 13, inmate Angelo Palmieri (X70484) assaulted two officers at approximately 12:34 p.m. Inmate Palmieri kicked the officers in the legs. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Palmieri will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Florida State Prison: On February 14, inmate Vincent Murphy (129485) assaulted an officer at approximately 12:12 a.m. Inmate Murphy headbutted the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Murphy will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Lake Correctional Institution: On February 14, inmate Sylvester Swinton (X30678) assaulted multiple officers at approximately 11:30 a.m. Inmate Swinton became disruptive and staff responded appropriately. While the inmate was being subdued, he struck multiple responding officers. Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. Inmate Swinton will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Lake Correctional Institution: On February 14, inmate Toric Yearby (693658) assaulted an officer at approximately 4:21 p.m. Inmate Yearby punched the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Yearby will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Santa Rosa Annex: On February 15, inmate Bobbie Jackson (J50037) assaulted an officer at approximately 7:25 p.m. Inmate Jackson punched the officer in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Jackson will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Tomoka Correctional Institution: On February 16, inmate Raymond Lewis (C03439) assaulted an officer at approximately 4:40 p.m. Inmate Lewis used a food tray to strike the officer in the face and torso. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate Lewis will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

Polk Correctional Institution: On February 18, inmate Larry Lawton (T86490) assaulted an officer at approximately 9:48 a.m. Inmate Lawton struck the officer with a mop. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Inmate Lawton will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.

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