Arrest Warrant Issued for Titusville Man Accused of DUI With Infant in Vehicle

| December 27, 2018

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An arrest warrant has been issued for a Titusville man accused of driving while DUI with his infant child in the vehicle.

According to court documents, a warrant was issued for 27-year-old Samuel Madison Prenatt on the following charges:

– DUI: Controlled Substance – Schedule 1 – 1st Offense, Misdemeanor
– Endangering Welfare of Children – Parent/Guardian/Other Commits Offense, Misdemeanor 1
– Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Misdemeanor 2
– Careless Driving, Summary

Details of the case:

Around 7:26 p.m. on September 18, the Oil City Police Department received a report of a suspected DUI driver.

The caller stated that the vehicle was leaving the northside Country Fair, and the driver appeared to be “tweaking,” according to a criminal complaint.

Lieutenant Love responded to the call. The vehicle – driven by Samuel Prenatt – was located on Elm Street. At the intersection of Elm Street and Duncomb Street, Prenatt stopped, entered the intersection, and stopped again.

Lieutenant Love made a traffic stop on Seneca Street.

It was noted that a female passenger and their infant child were in the vehicle.

During the interaction with Prenatt, Lieutenant Love suspected that he was under the influence of a controlled substance, and field sobriety testing was performed, the complaint states.

Prenatt performed poorly, and it was determined that he was incapable of driving safely, according to the complaint.

Prenatt allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana two hours prior to driving, the complaint indicates.

According to court documents, on November 16, the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against Prenatt in Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish’s office.


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