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Danbury Man Charged with Attempted Robbery Outside Westport CVS

Security tapes from the CVS store had captured the suspect entering the store. A person charged with a crime is not guilty until having been found guilty in court.

The Detective Bureau charged Brendan S. Kravarik, 20, of Danbury, in Norwalk Superior Court Monday with second-degree criminal attempt at robbery and sixth-degree criminal attempt at larceny. Kravarik was unable to post $50,000 bond and will be held until his April 12 court date.

On January 23 at about 7:15 p.m. a female Weston resident was exiting the store when  and dragged her a short distance, police said. The victim began screaming and the suspect let go of the handbag and entered a vehicle leaving the scene, according to the police report.

In the course of the investigation by the Westport Police Department Detective Bureau, they developed information on a suspect. On February 27 an arrest warrant was secured for Kravarik.

Kravarik had a similar bad experience in Danbury, when on March 27 a bailsbondsman led him into the Danbury Police Department in handcuffs.

Danbury Police Capt. Thomas Wendel said that was just the beginning of Kravarik's troubles.

The bondsman turned Kravarik in on a warrant charging Kravarik with third-degree assault, criminal mischief, threatening and second-degree strangulation. Police held him on a $25,000 bond. Police started to process Kravarik, and they found five more warrants outstanding.

Kravarik's problems increased at his arraignment in Danbury Superior Court, when he asked to speak.

Judge Susan Reynolds urged him to say nothing, and his Public Defender Rory Chapdelaine asked him to remain quiet.

You asked me this morning to appoint a public defender for you, and now you're ignoring her advice, Judge Reynolds said.

Kravarik spoke softly for a few seconds, and Judge Reynolds said, you just incriminated yourself, which I warned you against.

The assistant state's attorney then asked the court for a transcript. Kravarik spoke too softly for people in the audience to hear.

Kravarik was then held on a $60,000 bond, $10,000 each for six case files.

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Angel April 05, 2012 at 11:54 AM
Special kind of stupid.
Amanda Fitzgerald April 05, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Omg wow...
Joe Ribeiro April 05, 2012 at 08:53 PM
They never learn. There's not many places you can hide where we can't find you.

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