La Porte man arrested for OWI, approaching deputy’s car


Press release from La Porte County Sheriff’s Office


On April 14, 2021, at 2 a.m., La Porte County Sheriff’s Deputy Kasz Billings was parked in the 700 block of Washington Street in La Porte and observed a vehicle slowing approaching him.  The vehicle briefly stopped, then continued toward the driver’s side of Billings’ marked police vehicle. Billings got out of his car and the driver began to rev the speed of the vehicle’s engine.

The driver was apprehended and identified as Brad A. Ottum, 37, of La Porte. He was charged with 2 counts of OWI, was medically cleared at Northwest Health, then was taken to La Porte County Jail. He was being held on a $1,050 cash-only bond.

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