A Putnam man has been arrested after buying alcohol for a teen who was hospitalized with a potentially fatal blood-alcohol content, state police said Friday.
The 19-year-old victim was taken to Putnam Hospital Center, and found to have a BAC of over 0.4 percent, according to police.
An investigation determined that Donte M. Floyd, 19, of Patterson bought alcohol with a fraudulent identification card and then provided the alcohol to the underage victim, police said.
Floyd was charged with unlawful dealing with a child in the first degree, a Class A misdemeanor.
Floyd was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Patterson Justice Court on Nov. 30.
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