Laporte man arrested for stealing city water

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

LaPorte A LaPorte man is spending some time behind bars, accused of stealing water.

Officers were called to an apartment complex on Bond Street over the weekend, after they got a complaint from the city.

The complaint alleged that a tenant there, David Laneve, 47, had been receiving city water, without paying for it.

When questioned by police, Laneve admitted he rigged a pipe between the city line and the one to his apartment.

According to our reporting partners at WKVI , he's now charged with theft.

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