A man and woman from Kent Island were charged last week with endangering a child after smoking PCP in a car with a baby inside, Annapolis Police said.
An officer on patrol on Admiral Drive noticed a Toyota Camry with people inside and cracked windows at 5:45 p.m. on April 6, police said. A man in the driver's seat made an obscene gesture as the officer drove by.
The man in the car was disoriented, had dilated eyes and mumbled when the officer spoke to him, police said. A female passenger acted similarly, according to police. A child was sleeping in a car seat.
The man failed a field sobriety test and the woman said the two had smoked PCP in the car with the child inside
, police said.
A search of the car turned up prescription pills in a clear bag, police said.
Aubrey Stevenson Akers Jr., 28, of 2115 Main St. in Chester, was charged with drug possession and reckless endangerment of a child.
Pauline Ann Burnopp, 37, also of the same address in Chester, was charged with drug possession and reckless endangerment of a child.
The child was given to a relative and Child Protective Services officials were notified.