Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline Friday.
U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana opinions by IL deadline Friday.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Rodney Killebrew II v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reserves a conviction of possession of marijuana after concluding the trial court abused its discretion when it admitted evidence obtained at an illegal traffic stop. The court found the police officer had no grounds to stop the driver because the continuous use of a turn signal is not a traffic violation and the officer’s actions did not fall within his community caretaking function.
Alton Neville v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms conviction of murder and carrying a handgun without a license, holding that while there was prosecutorial error that included improperly presenting facts not in evidence and improperly inflaming the passions and prejudices of the jury, the improper comments did not rise to the level of fundamental error.
In Re the Marriage of Yan Wolfman v. Estelle Wolfman (NFP)
Domestic relations/divorce. Remands to the trial court to clarify division of assets.
Jeffery Sanders v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony theft and adjuctication as a habitual offender.
Delareco Pacely v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms 18-year sentence for three convictions of Class C felony child molesting.
Albert Harris v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms trial court denial of petition for post-conviction relief.
Brandon Boles v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses 10-day sentence for failure to complete community service as a requirement of a sentence for a conviction of public intoxication.
Donzahue Pearson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of motion to dismiss Class D felony charge of sex offender who failed to possess valid identification.
Dean Eric Blanck v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms 730-day sentence after a guilty plea to charges of Class D felony resisting law enforcement and Class C misdemeanor operating while intoxicated.