LANTANA, Fla. - She survived being set on fire, but the Lantana woman who was attacked on Monday at a Boynton Beach gas station faces an unlikely financial burden.
When Naomie Breton was rushed to a hospital after being set on fire, Boynton Beach Police had her car towed away from the scene. As a result, Breton has to pay hundreds of dollars in bills now.
Breton had to pay $340 to Zuccala's Towing to get her car back. On top of those charges, she also owes additional hundreds of dollars for her alleged attacker and estranged boyfriend's car. Roosevelt Mondesir's vehicle is still in her name.
"I'm the victim here, so I was upset. So when I found out I owed $340 that's coming out of my pocket. Why? For being set on fire?" said Breton.
The owner of the towing company, Andrew Zuccala, said his company pays to be contracted with the City of Boynton Beach. When the police asked for a tow, they did and someone has to pay for it.
Zuccala said it is an unfortunate situation and since both cars are in her name, he said they're going to try to work with Breton on the cost of the second car.