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Press Release
February 28, 2019
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Florida Correctional Officers Arrested

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officers Lizandro Rodriguez, Eric Peavy and Ellen Day. Rodriguez, Peavy and Day have been charged with official misconduct and falsifying an official record relating to a person in state care.

Following the arrest, they were transferred to the Dade County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by Ms. Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade State Attorney and Juan J. Perez, Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department.

For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.

Click here to see the affidavit. The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. § 945.10(1)(f); 119.071(2)(j), F.S.

119.071[2][e], F.S., exempting all information “revealing the substance of a confession” by a person arrested until there is a final disposition in the case.


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.

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