Report: Center Township man's alcohol level nearly 7 times legal limit

2012-03-27T13:00:00Z Report: Center Township man's alcohol level nearly 7 times legal limitBy Jeff Burton, (219) 548-4354

CENTER TOWNSHIP | A 28-year-old man was reportedly found incoherent on the side of a road Saturday with a blood alcohol content nearly seven times the 0.08 legal limit.

About 3:40 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to Edgewater Beach Road near Agape Lane where a Westville woman reported finding James Henderson, of Center Township, lying in the street.

Authorities and EMS units responded. Henderson was taken to Porter hospital in Valparaiso where officials said a test found he had a blood alcohol content of .552.

Police said Henderson had bruising on his body and may have been struck by a passing car.

Public intoxication charges are pending.

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