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Woman's Call to Police Leads to Her Arrest

(La Porte County, IN) - A 28- year old La Porte woman called police then wound up behind bars on allegations of driving impaired.  Delana Romano was booked into the La Porte County Jail Friday morning on operating while intoxicated as a misdemeanor.


According to La Porte County Police, officers were called to U.S. 20 and Fail Road after Romano reported her vehicle was rammed.  She gave a description of the suspected vehicle. 


Police said officers located both vehicles alledged in the accident going eastbound on Indiana 2 at 800 East.  During a traffic stop, Police found no evidence that either one of the vehicles had made contact.


Police said officers also learned the driver, being reported by Romano as committing an act of road rage, was her boyfriend.  Her arrest came when officers, suspecting Romano was impaired by alcohol, began an investigation resulting in charges, police said.

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