Brad Kroft v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses and remands on interlocutory appeal denial of a motion to suppress, holding that a state trooper who stopped a motorist because a working tail lamp had a dime-sized hole that emitted white light did not have reasonable suspicion to initiate a traffic stop that resulted in two charges: Class A misdemeanor operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent of 0.15 or more, and Class C misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
In Re the Guardianship of C.S. and A.S.: E.R. v. M.S. and D.S. (NFP)
Civil/guardianship. Reverses and remands a modification of visitation granting more time for paternal grandparents to visit their grandchildren, C.S. and A.S. The panel held the that trial court abused its discretion in failing to restrict the paternal grandparents’ visitation as had been requested by the children’s adoptive father, E.R., who also is their maternal grandfather.
Todd M. Westbrook v. Review Board of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Youth Opportunity Center, Inc. (NFP)
Civil/agency action. Affirms dismissal of an appeal of unemployment benefits to the Department of Workforce Development Unemployment Review Board.
Zachariah Galyan v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms three-year sentence on a conviction of Class D felony intimidation.
Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Tax Court issued no opinions by IL deadline. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued no Indiana opinions by IL deadline.