Police charge driver with DUI after plowing into house

2014-05-12T17:01:00Z 2014-05-12T20:27:27Z Police charge driver with DUI after plowing into houseTimes Staff nwitimes.com
May 12, 2014 5:01 pm  • 

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A Liberty Township man was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated after driving into a home Saturday morning.

Porter County Sheriff's Department said Jarrod Moxley, 28, drove his Subaru station wagon into a home in the 10 East block of County Road 600 North just before 3 a.m.

Moxley told police a deer crossed in front of him forcing him to swerve.

Police said Moxley was eastbound on 600 North from Meridian Road, left the northside of the road, struck a basketball hoop, several trees, drove up a hill, landed in the front yard of the home driving over the home’s cellar doors. Police said about half the car was lodged in the house.

Police said Moxley appeared intoxicated and failed a series of field sobriety tests.

A portable breath test showed he had a blood alcohol concentration of .21, more than twice the legal limit.

He refused to take a certified breath test, but a judge ordered a blood draw at Porter Regional Hospital. He was taken to Porter County Jail.

Police said neither Moxley nor anyone inside the home was injured.

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