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Family charged after son leads police on a chase

Bailey Stauffer

LITITZ BOROUGH, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A family is charged after a teen leads police on a pursuit Wednesday morning.

According to Lititz Borough Police, Bailey Stauffer, 18 of Lititz was driving through the intersection of North Cedar Street and Leaman Street just after midnight when police tried to stop him for a traffic violation. Stauffer refused to stop for the officer and instead led police on a pursuit.

Police quickly ended the pursuit due to Stauffer’s unsafe driving and roadway conditions.

An hour later, Stauffer was found and taken into custody. His parents Eric Stauffer, 37 and Michelle Stauffer, 36 were also charged after they tried too conceal their son’s location to try and prevent his arrest.

Bailey is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, drivers required to be licensed and a stop sign violation.

He and his parents have been summoned to district court. They are all presumed innocent.