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Press Release
March 28, 2019
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Florida Correctional Officer Trainee Arrested

INDIANTOWN, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officer Trainee Zachary Ritenour. Ritenour is charged with felony battery.

Following the arrest Ritenour was transported to the Martin County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by State Attorney Bruce Colton of the 19th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Martin County Sheriff William D. Snyder and United States Marshall Gadyaces S. Serralta of the Southern District of Florida.

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:

Medical, psychological, and dental records, without a properly executed DC4-711B Consent for Release form. § 945.10(1)(a), 456.057(7)(a), F.S., 45 C.F.R., § 164.502.

Social security numbers. § 119.071(5)(a), F.S.

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 revealing surveillance techniques, procedures or personnel § 119.071(2)(d), F.S.

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

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