LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Manheim Township man driving under the influence put a 3-month-old child at risk in a car crash, police said.
Emanuel Petrilli, 28, is charged with endangering the welfare of children, DUI and traffic violations after police say he crashed his car with a 3-month-old passenger around 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Immediately after the crash on the 1300 block Columbia Avenue, Petrilli handed the child to a person unknown to him and walked to a nearby restaurant where officers located him, police said.
Petrilli was found to be under the influence of drugs. He admitted to being a methadone user but refused chemical testing, police said.
He was arrested then released on unsecured bail.