Valrico, Florida Man Faces Charges for Providing Teen with Alcohol and Cigarettes


In Valrico, Florida, Tyrone Hamilton Oliver, according to a story reported in the Orlando Sentinel, is facing criminal charges for allegations that Oliver provided grain alcohol and cigarettes to a 14 year old child. This story was reported by the Orlando Sentinel. The teen was taken to Brandon Hospital for treatment related to alcohol poisoning. It was reported that the teen’s alcohol level was .267 which is over 3 times the legal limit in Florida of .08. Of course, any amount of alcohol provided to a child would be a crime committed by both the person providing the alcohol and the child consuming the alcohol. The reason for drinking ages is simple. Teens and children have poor safety awareness when it comes to alcohol consumption. You can read more about this story at Florida Man Who Provided Alcohol to Teen Faces Criminal Charges.