Three teens charged after chase, shots fired incident in Stafford

Posted at 7:40 AM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 09:33:59-04

A Pavilion teen was taken to jail on $5,000 bail Monday night, accused of firing a shotgun at a car that was following him.

Michael T. Leubner, 18, was arrested in the Town of Stafford by Genesee County deputies Monday night. Deputies had been investigating a traffic complaint, and claim that Leubner had a 20 gauge shotgun that he fired in the direction of a vehicle behind him.

Leubner was a passenger in another vehicle at the time. The driver has not been identified.

Another passenger in that vehicle, 19-year-old Jason A. Armstrong, Jr., was charged with a violation for unlawful possession of marijuana. He was issued an appearance ticket for City of Batavia Court.

The driver in the car that was following Leubner and Armstrong's vehicle is charged with misdemeanor reckless driving. Austin J. Yockel, 19, is accused of endangering others on the road while following their car.

Armstrong and Yockel were released with appearance tickets and traffic summons.

Leubner was taken to Genesee County Jail on $5,000 bail or $10,000 insurance bond. He was charged with felony reckless endangerment, and is scheduled to answer to that charge in Town of Stafford Court on July 14.