AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Rochester residents for allegedly taking a stolen car on 390 through Avon.
According to a press release from the Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Trudi Reppi, 39, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Second Degree, Unlicensed Operator and Unispected Motor Vehicle. Her passenger, Rickey Ryan, 43, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument.
On Aug. 22, while patrolling 390 in the Town of Avon, Deputy Brandan Flickner observed a black Nissan Sentra traveling southbound. A check of the vehicle’s registration showed that the vehicle was reported stolen out of the City of Rochester on Aug. 21. Deputy Flickner stopped the car as it exited 390 at Exit 9 and pulled into the parking lot at the Mobil gas station.
The operator of the vehicle was identified as Reppi and the front seat passenger identified as Ryan. Reppi and Ryan were taken into custody for possession of stolen property.
The City of Rochester Police Department was contacted and made aware of the arrests and the recovery of the stolen vehicle. Additional charges are expected from the Rochester Police Department.
Avon Town Justice Peter Piampiano arraigned both Reppi and Ryan.
Justice Piampiano ordered Reppi held on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond at the recommendation of First Assistant District Attorney Victor Rowcliffe. However, the Justice remanded Ryan to the Livingston County Jail without bail.
The investigation was completed by Deputy Brandan Flickner, with assistance from Deputy Bill Cartwright, Deputy Marty Herkimer, Deputy Brittany Smyder and Sgt. Chad VanAuken.