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Man Charged with Rape

(LaPorte, IN) - A LaPorte man is charged with rape.

34-year old Earl Moore was being held in the LaPorte County Jail on 25,000 bond.

According to LaPorte City Police, he met the woman at Mickey’s Bar

in December.

Police say she sat down beside him then due to her heavy drinking

Moore helped her out of the bar.

Police say the evidence indicates the alleged rape occurred inside a vehicle

parked in Moore’s driveway in the 500 block of Porter street.

The woman sustained injuries to her face.

Moore could face anywhere from three to 16 years.

His case is before La Porte Circuit Court judge Tom Alevizos.

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