12 August 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



Last evening the State Police arrested a 17 year old and a 16 year old after they led troopers on a vehicle pursuit in the city of Rochester.  The 2 individuals threw a loaded handgun from the vehicle as they failed to comply to troopers in the vehicle pursuit.

Both individuals were charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, and Unlawful Fleeing.  The 17 year old has a previous Criminal Possession of a Weapon charge pending.

Both teens were remanded and will answer charges in family court.

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