Florida Woman May 8 2019

A Florida Woman Who Started House Fire, Stabbed Deputy Gets Less Than 2 Months in Prison

A Florida woman who set her ex-boyfriend’s house on fire and stabbed a deputy has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

The woman, Brittany Bonin, had set fire to her ex-boyfriend’s Edgewater home in 2017. She then stabbed him in the back. Her ex-boyfriend went to get help from a neighbor, who was a captain with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

The neighbor called 911 and reported that Bonin stabbed him in the lower back while he was trying to restrain her. Her attorney said she was remorseful and that her ex-boyfriend had been physically and emotionally abusive.

She was facing charges including of first-degree arson and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.