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Two homes and a total of three vehicles were damaged as the result of an alcohol-related crash Monday night in LaPorte. Police report it was determined that one of the damaged vehicles, operated by a 58 year old LaPorte man, damaged a front porch in the 500 block of Detroit Street, hit two vehicles and damaged a home and wooden fence in the 500 block of Linwood Street. The driver in question was transported to IU Health LaPorte and submitted to a blood draw which showed his blood-alcohol level was well above the legal limit. Police report the occupant of the damaged home on Detroit Street was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after refusing to quiet down. A review of charges for operating while intoxicated has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor's Office.
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