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11/16/2012

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Sarasota News Leader November 16, 2012 for their bonded officials. Normally, this is $100,000, but they are allowed to change it. Hoverter said the city commissioners will be aware of the size of Nadalini's premium, but they probably will not revisit the issue once Hoverter and Nadalini decide on a bonding company. Page 14 A bond application requires a substantial amount of paperwork, far in excess of that for any insurance policy. Unlike insurance, bonds hold employees personally accountable for losses. Nadalini told the News Leader, "What's im- portant is this gives us an opportunity to move forward." % WOMEN ARRESTED AFTER STABBING ON SIESTA KEY The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Carmela Angela Benevento, 50, for attacking the manager of a Siesta Key hotel on Nov. 13. Deputies responded just after noon to The Si- esta Key Bungalows, located at 8212 Mid- night Pass Road, ac- cording to a Sheriff's Office report. The vic- tim, 39-year-old Lisa Chavez-Barrera, said she had told Beneven- to that Benevento would have to vacate the property, but the woman became an- gry, broke off a land- scaping light and stabbed Barrera in the stomach with the pointed end of the stake, the report says. Witnesses told deputies the suspect then threatened a bystander with the same weapon. Benevento was immediately taken into cus- tody, the report notes. She was charged with one count of Ag- gravated Battery and one count of Aggravated As- sault. Bond was set at $15,000 on each count, according to the Sheriff's Of- fice's website. Her arraignment is set for Dec. 14. Carmela Benevento/Contributed The victim was treated at Sarasota Memorial Hospital for non-life-threat- ening injuries, the report adds. % facebook.com/SarasotaNewsLeader

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