Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, saw several inmates with torn and threadbare clothing on a visit Saturday to Tomoka Correctional Institution near Daytona Beach. Because the Florida Department of Corrections no longer allows Richardson to take photos, he asked the agency to take photos for him.
Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, saw several inmates with torn and threadbare clothing on a visit Saturday to Tomoka Correctional Institution near Daytona Beach. Because the Florida Department of Corrections no longer allows Richardson to take photos, he asked the agency to take photos for him. Florida Department of Corrections
Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, saw several inmates with torn and threadbare clothing on a visit Saturday to Tomoka Correctional Institution near Daytona Beach. Because the Florida Department of Corrections no longer allows Richardson to take photos, he asked the agency to take photos for him. Florida Department of Corrections

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  • A honey bun on his head

    This youth says he was beaten up by two fellow detainees at the Miami lockup after exchanging harsh words with an officer. Afterward, the attackers were eating honey buns available only from the staff vending machines. A friend told him: "You know that man put a honey bun on your head." The youth's face is obscured to protect his identity.