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Driver Found Stewed After Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - Police say alcohol was involved in a driver crashing into a fence Sunday afternoon near Michigan City.


Marc Cizewski, 56, of La Porte, is charged with Class A misdemeanor operating while intoxicated.


According to La Porte County Police, his 2021 Honda Civic about 2:30 p.m. crashed completely through a fence at Waterford Storage at 6752 Johnson Road.


Upon arrival, police said the driver was swaying as he stood while holding onto the open door and top of his car. One of the first things he told the officer was, “I’ve been drinking.”


A short time later, Cizewski, while staggering as he walked, stated, “I’m over the limit,” police said. Cizewski revealed he consumed four mixed drinks at a bar in Michigan City during a one-hour period. Fortunately, he was not injured.


Cizewski was arrested with a blood alcohol level about two times the legal limit.

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