LaPorte Police Investigating Arson

ArsonA Thursday night fire at a LaPorte home was deliberately set, according to authorities. LaPorte Police and Fire responded to the residence in the 200 block of Cable Street at 9:18 p.m., according to a news release. The occupant said he was in the living room, heard a “splashing” noise, saw a moving light source and the bathroom burst into flames. He told the officers he thinks someone poured gasoline through the open bathroom window and tossed in a lit match. Police say the house belongs to the occupant’s father. The bank is foreclosing on the property, but the son has been staying there