Thursday, August 9, 2012

Rev. Peter Petroske charged after police find him 'naked and driving drunk'

A Catholic priest could head from the pulpit to prison after he was discovered drunk driving and naked, police said.

Reverend Peter Petroske, the 57-year-old ex-pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Dearborn, Michigan was subsequently sacked from his post by the Archdiocese of Detroit, and stowed away on administrative leave.

He was banned from the grounds of the parish, as well as its Roman-Catholic school where he formerly tended to his flock.
Reverend Petroske faces misdemeanor counts of operating while intoxicated and disorderly/obscene conduct from the incident last Thursday.

'The archdiocese takes such matters seriously and is cooperating fully with law enforcement,' said a spokesman, according to The Detroit News. Read More