Miami-Dade jail inmate tosses feces, urine on corrections officers

Nivaldo Martinez-Castaneda faces charges of battery on law enforcement officer

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

Police say Nivaldo Martinez-Castaneda threw feces and urine on two corrections officers at the Pre-Trial Detention Center in Miami.

MIAMI - An inmate faces additional charges after he threw human feces and urine on two corrections officers at a Miami-Dade County jail, police said.

The incident happened Thursday at the Pre-Trial Detention Center in Miami.

According to a police report, the officers were escorting Nivaldo Martinez-Castaneda back to his jail cell when he threw the human excrement at them.

Police said the officers were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital as a precaution.

Martinez-Castaneda now faces charges of battery on a law enforcement officer. 

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