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Arrest Leads to Officer's Suspension

(La Porte, IN) - A police officer in the City of La Porte has been suspended.


According to La Porte Police Chief Paul Brettin, the officer was arrested early this morning by Trail Creek Police. So far, the name of the officer has not been released.


Brettin said the officer is charged with Class B misdemeanor public intoxication and Class C misdemeanor public indecency.


What precisely happened leading up to the arrest has not been disclosed.


Brettin said the officer was placed on automatic suspension, and further disciplinary action could be taken depending on the case's outcome.

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