NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Michael S. TenEyck
Troop D Commander
On June 22, 2022, State Police arrested Brittany Hollaert, age 25, and Vasiliy Maksimchuk, age 31 both from Rochester, NY for the following charges:
- Grand Larceny 2nd degree, class “C” felony
- Criminal Mischief 2nd degree, a class “D” felony
- Auto Stripping 1st degree, a class “D” felony
- Conspiracy 4th degree, a class “E” felony
Hollaert and Maksimchuk were arrested following an investigation into the theft of (17) catalytic converters from vehicles that were parked at Driver’s Village Auto located on East Circle Drive in Cicero, NY. The total amount of damage to the vehicles is estimated to be over $50,000. Both suspects were also involved in several other similar thefts throughout the Rochester area.
Hollaert was arraigned and issued appearance tickets to appear in the town of Cicero Court. Maksimchuk was transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center for centralized arraignment.