Skaneateles parents charged in underage drinking party

Over 75 juveniles were present in the home

SKANEATELES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Two parents have been arrested after Skaneateles Police say at least 75 juveniles were involved in underage drinking inside their home.

According to police, there was a large quantity of alcohol inside the residence of Robert and Janet Goodchild on Sunday night. Police also say several juveniles were intoxicated.

Robert and Janet were home at the time of the party, police said.

One 16-year-old girl was sent to the hospital due to a pre-existing medical condition that reacted poorly with the combination of alcohol.

Some of the juveniles ran when the police arrived at the home, and many parents were called to pick up their sons and daughters.

Both Robert and Janet were charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree criminal nuisance.

They were issued appearance tickets for Skaneateles Town Court on Feb. 15.


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