NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Barry C. Chase
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.