DEARBORN, Mich. - A court hearing for a priest accused of driving naked in a Detroit suburb while drunk has been delayed while he's treated at a Pennsylvania rehabilitation center.
A pretrial hearing Thursday for the Rev. Peter Petroske of Sacred Heart Parish in Dearborn was adjourned until Dec. 27. Dearborn District Judge Richard Wygonik approved the postponement sought by defense lawyer Edward Zelenak.
Petroske was arrested Aug. 2 near the church on charges of drunken driving and disorderly or obscene conduct. He was placed on administrative leave by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit.
Zelenak says Petroske is being treated for the alcohol offense at St. John Vianney Center in Downingtown, Pa.
The center's website says it treats clergy and religious professionals with behavioral disorders and psychiatric illnesses.
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