Around 10pm Tuesday night, an Acura TL occupied by four teenage males refused to stop for police, initiating a high speed traffic pursuit through the city streets.
It began in the area of Shaft Road and North Cedar Street, ending at 8th and Manhattan Court where all four occupants were taken into custody.
Police found multiple firearms inside the vehicle along with ski masks, according to a press release. One of the firearms was reported stolen out of Wilkes-Barre.
The driver, 18 year old Gabriel Fabian of Freeland, was charged with Felony Persons Prohibited to Possess a Firearm, Felong Carrying a Firearm without a License, Felony Fleeing and Eluding, Misdemeanor Possessing Instruments of a Crime, multiple traffic violations, and one count of Prohibited Conduct During an Emergency due to these violations taking place after the city's curfew.
The three other occupants were identified as a 15 year old male and two 17 year old males. The juveniles were charged with multiple weapons violations and other related offenses.
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