Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies reported finding 200 attending a house party with alcohol and marijuana while the parents were away.
Nicholas Cody Amador, 19, 292 Lindon St., Port Charlotte, was charged with child neglect, open house party, possession of marijuana and alcohol by a person under 21 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Deputies responded to a loud music complaint at 1:19 a.m. Saturday and the crowd dispersed running in every direction toward the wooded areas, back yard, inside the home and to their vehicles, which lined Lindon Street and Eugene Avenue. From the open back door the deputy said he could see a large amount of alcoholic beverages. He entered the home and once inside, could smell the odor of marijuana. He said about 100 people, including several juveniles, ran out the front door.
Nicholas Cody Amador
Amador reportedly told police he was responsible for the party. Police say large amounts of cold alcoholic beverages were found on the tables, beds and the floor along with marijuana. Amador's 16-year-old brother was in the home along with a 17-year-old girl found outside who was so impaired she could barely stand. Amador's mother was called home and took custody of the younger brother; the intoxicated juvenile girl was released to her mother.
Amador was transported to the Charlotte County Jail where he posted a $6,500 bond and was released.