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No Clowning Around with Boyzo

(LaPorte, IN) - A man could face time in prison for punching a LaPorte City Police officer

in the face.

18-year old Edgar Boyzo is charged with level 6 felony battery and other counts.

According to police, officers responded to 1003 Jackson St. about two weeks ago.

Police say Boyzo was under the influence of acid and while resisting punched an officer

in the face.

A taser gun was used to help bring the situation under control, police said.

Boyzo could face anywhere from six months to two and a half years on each of the three

felony battery counts against him.

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