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officer charged with owi

Tuesday, September 04, 2018 08:31 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A LaPorte County sheriff's deputy is accused of driving drunk.

According to LaPorte City Police..........Neil Lachmund was taken into

custody early Sunday.

Police say he was behind the wheel of an SUV weaving on Lincolnway.

The 39 year old Lachmund allegedly veered over the center line then onto the shoulder....while


During a traffic stop....police say Lachmund stepped out and held onto the

SUV but kept stumbling and losing his balance.

A portable breathalyzer test showed an alleged blood alcohol level well over

twice the legal limit.

Police say Lachmund is charged with a felony because of a previous OWI conviction

within the past five years.
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