LaPorte Police Investigating Arson


A fire last Thursday in LaPorte was deliberately set, according to investigators. LaPorte Police and Fire were called to 325 Rockwood Street at 4:38 p.m. on April 24. No injuries were reported, but the exterior of the home was damaged and the interior was filled with smoke. Investigators determined two large trash cans outside the house had been set on fire. The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the La Porte Police Department at 362-9446, or at You can remain anonymous.