(LAPORTE, IN) - Did you miss any stories this week? Here are the top-5 stories that received the most attention on social media and hometownnewsnow.com last week. HTNN is the #1 source of news and information in La Porte County and neighboring communities.
1. Commissioner Named as Man in Snake Video
It wasn’t exactly an early Christmas present, but video surveillance shows the package that could be viewed as threatening wasn’t left by Santa Claus. Instead, the man in the video is alleged to be La Porte County Commissioner Rich Mrozinski.
2. Chase Ends with Crash in Downtown
A police chase ended with a crash in downtown La Porte yesterday afternoon. Two men fled from the vehicle but were arrested during a foot pursuit. The fleeing vehicle struck a building about 3:30 p.m. at Lincolnway and Clay Street.
3. Citizen Praised for Helping Lock-Up Predator
A La Porte man is being praised for helping to put a child predator behind bars again. Michael Christianson is now serving a 15-year prison sentence for Transporting Obscene Materials.
4. Alcohol Detours Traveler to Jail
A woman trying to drive to Indianapolis with a Bloody Mary practically flowing through her veins took a detour to the La Porte County Jail.
5. Head-On Collision Stops Traffic in LaPorte
A head-on collision stopped traffic on J Street in LaPorte Friday afternoon.