15-Year-Old in ICU After Drinking at Club: Cops

Police arrest 3 teens with her

By Ellen Goldberg
|  Friday, May 21, 2010  |  Updated 11:33 PM CDT
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Police Say Hospitalized Teen Drank at Dallas Club

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Police say a 15-year-old girl is hospitalized with alcohol poisoning.

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Police Say Hospitalized Teen Drank at Dallas Club

Police say a 15-year-old girl is hospitalized with alcohol poisoning.
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Dallas police said a 15-year-old girl is in intensive care after nearly drinking herself to death at a nightclub.

Officers arrested three teenagers who were with her, all seniors at Highland Park High School.

Paramedics rushed to the Palladium Ballroom, a live music venue just south of downtown Dallas, at about 9 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

The 15-year-old girl had a blood-alcohol level of 0.40, five times the legal limit, according to a police report. She is in the ICU at Children's Medical Center.

Joshua Francis, 19; Jacob Meredith, 17; and Kevin O'Boyle, 18, are charged with public intoxication and possession of fake identifications.

All three were released from the Dallas County Jail on a $1,000 bond each.

Police said the fake IDs were so believe that they have called in the FBI.

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