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Fairfield Man Accused Of Cashing Bad Checks

Robert Kovatch, 50, of Fairfield, was charged by Fairfield police with sixth-degree larceny.
Robert Kovatch, 50, of Fairfield, was charged by Fairfield police with sixth-degree larceny. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield police located a man wanted for theft while making a welfare check on a home on Mayfair Lane on Friday night, July 11.

According to police, the Patriot National Bank on Black Rock Turnpike contacted Fairfield police on Nov. 1 after a man identified as Robert Kovatch, 50, of Fairfield, allegedly opened an account with $240 on Oct. 28 and withdrew the money the next day. A check for $150 was deposited on Oct. 30, and the cash was again withdrawn the next day.

The bank froze the account and police were granted an arrest warrant after an investigation.

Kovatch was charged with sixth-degree larceny and released on a written promise to appear in court on Wednesday, July 23.

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