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Corrections Officials Arrest Guard On Drug Charges

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The Florida Department of Corrections has arrested one of its officers on drug charges. 

After a long term investigation in conjunction with the Holmes county sheriff and state attorney, corrections officials took Officer Jeffrey Elmore into custody.  Elmore allegedly sold drugs in a Bonifay prison.  The heavily redacted probable cause affidavit alleges Elmore bought 12 to 16 ounces of synthetic marijuana.  An inmate was later found with the drug and investigators believe Elmore was the source.

Nick Evans came to Tallahassee to pursue a masters in communications at Florida State University. He graduated in 2014, but not before picking up an internship at WFSU. While he worked on his degree Nick moved from intern, to part-timer, to full-time reporter. Before moving to Tallahassee, Nick lived in and around the San Francisco Bay Area for 15 years. He listens to far too many podcasts and is a die-hard 49ers football fan. When Nick’s not at work he likes to cook, play music and read.