Affidavit: Newington Town Employee Admitted Taking Cans Of Paint

NEWINGTON — Former town facilities manager Robert Korpak reportedly admitted taking four gallons of town-owned paint and discussing a possible overbilling scheme with an electrical contractor, according to an arrest affidavit.

Korpak, 60, of Newington turned himself in to local police last week and was charged with three felonies, second-degree larceny, soliciting a kickback and criminal attempt to commit second-degree larceny. He resigned in June.

The 18-page affidavit filed this week at Superior Court in New Britain gives following account:

In mid-February, local police learned of criminal allegations against Korpak by one of his facilities department employees. They...