Tappan Zee Bridge dangler does not appear for court hearing

The Tappan Zee Bridge dangler was expected back in Greenburgh Town Court Friday, but did not appear. Michael Davitt, who attached himself to a harness

<b>NEWS 12 WESTCHESTER:</b> Michael Davitt has already turned down a deal that would cost him $33,000. (June 1, 2012)

NEWS 12 WESTCHESTER: Michael Davitt has already turned down a deal that would cost him $33,000. (June 1, 2012) (6/1/12)

The Tappan Zee Bridge dangler was expected back in Greenburgh Town Court Friday, but did not appear.

Michael Davitt, who attached himself to a harness and hung off the bridge for about three hours in Nov. 2011,  has already rejected a plea deal which included six months in jail and paying back more than $33,000 for the cost of the rescue operation.

Davitt says he was protesting corruption in government and his firing as a substance abuse counselor for Rockland County.

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