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Mass. Deputy's Movie Stunt Work May Imperil Pension Benefits

December 06, 2010  | 

During the climax of "Furry Vengeance," a feature-length film released earlier this year staring Brendan Fraser and Brooke Shields, three men dressed in suits leap over a 3-foot-high wall as computer-generated animals go on a rampage.

One of the men then pops his head through a "Whac-A-Mole"-like game only to have a white critter bop him with a black, spongy mallet sending him cross-eyed back into the hole, reports Cape Cod Times.

The actor, listed as a stunt performer in the film's credits, is Richard F. Bonavita Jr., a former Barnstable County (Mass.) Sheriff's Office assistant superintendent of jail operations who is collecting a $67,000 annual disability pension for an on-the-job arm injury.

"Right off the bat, I would say it doesn't sound right," Bonavita's former boss, Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings, said after being told about the film.

Read full story at CapCodOnline.com.


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