Police make 'unusual find' in suspected drunken driver

YORK, Penn. (WHTM) -- Police said they made an "unusual find" in a suspected drunken driver after he crashed in southern York County last month.

According to Southwestern Regional police, 18-year-old Christopher Scheller appeared to be intoxicated after he slid off Old Hanover Road in Heidelberg Township and struck a tree on Dec. 1.

Scheller was taken to York Hospital where an X-ray found "an abnormality" in his rectum, police said.

Scheller initially refused to have the object removed but eventually consented, and medical staff found a bag of synthetic marijuana, a socket wrench used for smoking, four bracelets, four necklaces, and 11 ladies rings, police said.

Police said they later learned that Scheller stole the jewelry from a home, and apparently concealed the items in his body as the officer was approaching the scene of the crash.

He was charged with theft, receiving stolen property, DUI, and several other charges.