If a drunken guido’s punch didn’t teach “Jersey Shore’s” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of the dangers of extreme alcohol use than having been charged in the drunk driving death of high school classmate, Michael Truncali, six years ago should have.
“We’re not out to trash Nicole.” Michelle Truncali told Radar Online. “I never blamed her for what happened. She was a 16-year-old (sic). I blame others. I am not looking for those people to get arrested, I just want the truth.”
Radar Online reports that Snooki was charged in 2004 with selling alcohol to the minor who died while driving drunk later.
According to the site, Snooki sold alcohol to Truncali at a party held at her home. Later that night, the teen died when he rolled his car early Thanksgiving morning. Reportedly, his blood alcohol level was .18, more than twice the legal limit.
After several months of investigation, Snooki was charged for prohibited sale of alcoholic beverages, since she had charged a fee for the alcohol.
]]>Helen Polizzi, was at home the night of the party, as well. Police told the site that she had cooperated with the investigation and there was insufficient evidence to prosecute her. She refused to speak to Radar Online without a lawyer present. The site claims that a source who attended the party says the adults were drinking alongside the minors. Truncali’s parents hope that coming forward now will help warn teens of the dangers of underage drinking and driving under the influence. Additionally, they believe the whole story hasn’t been told and they just want the truth. Do you believe there’s more to the story than Snooki’s family claims?
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