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Jessica Oliver
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Unit Four Assignment After reading this tragic and disturbing event, I looked at the Connecticut statutes to find the crimes Hayes and Komisarjevsky committed. Hayes and Komisarjevsky could be charged with the Connecticut statute, Sec. 53a-134. Robbery in the first degree: Class B felony. This statute states that: (a) A person is guilty of robbery in the first degree when, in the course of the commission of the crime of robbery as defined in section 53a-133 or of immediate flight therefrom, he or another participant in the crime: (1) Causes serious physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or (2) is armed with a deadly weapon; or (3) uses or threatens the use of a dangerous instrument; or (4) displays or threatens the use of what he represents by his words or conduct to be a pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm, except that in any prosecution under this subdivision, it is an affirmative defense that such pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm was not a weapon from which a shot could be discharged. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall constitute a defense to a prosecution for, or preclude a conviction of, robbery in the second degree, robbery in the third degree or any other crime. Hayes and Komisarjevsky both broke into the Petits’ home and caused the family physical harm with a dangerous instruments (baseball bat and gasoline).
Hayes and Komisarjevsky could be charged with the Connecticut statute, Sec. 53a-59. Assault in the first degree: Class B felony: Nonsuspendable sentences. This statute states that: (a) A person is guilty of assault in the first degree when: (1) With intent to cause serious physical injury to another person, he causes such injury to such person or to a third person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument; or (2)...

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