Major Carla A. DiRienzo
Troop T Commander
Henrietta, NY – On February 2, 2022, at approximately 4:00 a.m., State Police received a complaint of an abandoned vehicle on I-90 in the town of Henrietta. Troopers discovered the 2007 black Chevy Tahoe that was left unoccupied on the shoulder was reported stolen out of the city of Rochester.
During the investigation, State Police were contacted by Monroe County Sheriff’s Department who advised they were investigating a suspicious person going door to door in a nearby neighborhood in the town of Henrietta, who claimed to have run out of gas on the Thruway. The driver was identified as Jessica L. Holtz, 38, of Batavia, NY, who had warrants out of the City of Batavia. She was transported to the Genesee County Jail.
State Police contacted the owner of the Tahoe who reported that they also had additional keys stolen and gave a description. Troopers then responded to the jail and confirmed the key fob to the stolen Tahoe and the additional stolen keys that matched the description given by the owner, were among Holtz’s property. Holtz was then charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree (property greater than $3,000); a Class D Felony and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th degree; a Class A Misdemeanor.
Holtz was arraigned before the Town of Henrietta Court and released on her own recognizance. She is to reappear in court on March 10, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.