CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco announced charges against five Middleburg residents for hosting an open house party and serving alcohol to minors that resulted in a teen's death.
On June 3, Hollee Krueger was killed while walking along Alligator Boulevard in Middleburg. Krueger, 19, stepped into the road and was hit by a car.
The investigation revealed that Krueger had been drinking at a house party in the 2600 block of Myrtle Loop and decided to walk home after she got into an argument with her boyfriend.
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation's Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco along with the Clay County Sheriff's Office found that five suspects hosted an open house party and served alcohol to minors. In the state of Florida, it's a criminal offense to host an open house party and to serve, sell or give alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 21.
Amber Campbell, 19, and Jacob Hicks, 19, were living at the home at the time of the party. They were both charged with having an Open House Party and Selling, Serving or Giving Alcohol to Minors.
Authorities say James Rosier, 21, Austin Petitt, 21, and Eric Gibson, 22, provided alcohol to everyone at the party. Authorities charged them with Selling, Serving or Giving Alcohol to Minors.
All five suspects are in the Clay County Jail and will be prosecuted by the State Attorney's Office.