Indiana Court of Appeals
James S. Littrell v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony possession of cocaine. Finds Littrell’s right to a fast and speedy trial was not violated, the evidence is sufficient to support his conviction, and his sentence is appropriate. Remands for the sole purpose of correcting a typographical error in the guilty plea and sentencing orders.
Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana, Inc., Save the Valley, Inc., Sierra Club, and Valley Watch, Inc. v. Duke Energy Indiana, Inc., Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor, et al.
Agency action. Affirms an order of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approving Duke Energy’s request to include power plant construction costs incurred April – September 2012 in a rate adjustment rider, in implementation of a settlement agreement between Duke, the Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor and other entities. The interveners have not demonstrated that the commission acted contrary to law by approving the order.
Darryll Beamon v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses conviction of Class D felony theft and remands for resentencing on Beamon’s conviction of resisting law enforcement.
Latorrea D. Ware v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class A felony dealing in cocaine and Class D felony maintaining a common nuisance.
John Naylor v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of pro se petition for post-conviction relief.
Antonio D. Rose v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.
Kurnie Nickson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of two counts of battery – one as a Class C felony for being committed by means of a deadly weapon and one as a Class A misdemeanor for resulting in serious bodily injury. Reverses sentence because it is inappropriate and remands for resentencing.
Darryl J. Goodwin v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction and sentence for two Class C felony counts of stalking and Class D felony residential entry.
Leonard Abshier, III v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.
Megan Renea Mecum v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of murder, Class D felony theft, Class A misdemeanor invasion of privacy and Class C felony conspiracy to commit robbery.
David Jones v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license.
John Watson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms murder conviction.