Porter County crime briefs

2013-07-09T00:00:00Z Porter County crime briefsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Explosive device damages mobile home park office

PORTAGE | Police are investigating who may have set off an explosive device at the office of Ingram Manor Mobile Home Park, 3801 County Line Road, on Sunday.

Police were called to the park at 7:42 p.m. Sunday by a man who had come to the office to drop off his rent check, noticed debris around the building and the lid to the after hours drop box missing.

Once police entered the office, they found debris throughout the room, including numerous pieces of cardboard from the unknown device and several pieces of "burnt/blown apart" personal checks and envelopes, according to the report.


Woman arrested in accident that caused four injuries

PORTAGE | A Portage woman was arrested Sunday night after causing an accident resulting in four people being sent to the hospital.

Ana Perez, 35, of Hobart, was charged with several counts of operating while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct.

According to the police report, Bill Rose, 70, Norma Rose, 74, David Maggard, 62 and June Maggard, 66, all of West Virginia, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known.

The accident happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police that Perez turned her 2006 Hummer H2 into the path of the 2011 Toyota Camry being driven by David Maggard, who was northbound on Willowcreek Road.

According to the report, Perez registered .088 on a portable breath test and tested positive for prescription anti-depressants and cocaine in her system. She also allegedly resisted officers from placing her into custody, repeatedly yelling and cussing at them.

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