trust-usA Volusia County sheriff’s lieutenant was arrested Wednesday after police say he used money from his Port Orange homeowners’ association to renovate his own town house, as well as another residence he owns elsewhere.

Brian Nardiello, 39, was charged with grand theft and taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail, a Port Orange arrest report shows. He was released on his own recognizance Wednesday afternoon.
Port Orange investigators said the theft attributed to Nardiello was in the form of fraudulent receipts he presented to the members of the Trailwood Townhomes Homeowners Association. Nardiello claimed he spent his own money on repairs and renovations to individual units at the subdivision on Willow Trail Run, when instead the money was used for his own properties, an arrest report shows.

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