Man in crash charged with probation violation

RALEIGH

According to court records, he tested positive for opiates, marijuana, and admitted to using heroin and Vicodin.

Palmeri was 18, under the influence of alcohol, and going 72-miles per hour in a 35-mile per hour zone when he lost control of his vehicle on Wakefield Plantation Drive in January 2007.

The crash killed Sadiki Young, a Wakefield High School student. Young was 18.

After pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, a Wake County judge sentenced Palmeri to five-months in jail and 300-hours community service which included speaking to children about DWI.

In 2009, he was rearrested on charges accusing him of taking three cases of Bud Light from a Harris Teeter store.

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