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Warwick court clerk arrested for embezzlement

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A Warwick court clerk is accused of stealing close to $15,000.

Maria Bennison, 46, of Coventry, was arraigned today on embezzlement charges.

Police say the Bennison's job was to accept money from bail commissioners who would collect bail money from defendants.

Police say Bennison pocketed the $125 fee that goes along with it, stealing in total $15,000.

She was arraigned and was released on $10,000 personal recognizance.

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