Chatham man charged with stealing two cars in three days

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Trevor Brodowski

HUDSON – A 42-year-old Chatham man has been arrested twice in three days for stealing a vehicle.

Trevor Brodowski was arrested shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 22 for allegedly stealing a 2018 Mercedes Benz from a parking lot in the Village of Chatham, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The keys had been left in the car.

Sheriff’s deputies converged on the area, spotted the car on Route 66 in the Town of Ghent and took Brodowski into custody.

He was charged with grand larceny, criminal mischief, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlicensed driver.

He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

At about 5:16 p.m. on the same day – July 22 – Brodowski was arrested in the Town of Greenport for allegedly stealing a 2001 Honda from the Crellin Park in Chatham.

He was charged this time with grand larceny, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlicensed operation.

Pursuant to state law, he was issued appearance tickets returnable to Chatham Town Court.