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Opinions Nov. 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

Indiana Court of Appeals
Sharon Handy v. P.C, Building Materials, Inc., PC Properties, LLC, David A. Stemler, and Karen L. Stemler
22A01-1403-CT-125
Civil tort. Reverses summary judgment in favor of P.C. Building Materials and other defendants on Handy’s negligence claim. There are genuine issues of material fact that remain for a determination by a jury. Remands for further proceedings.

Phillip D. Mundy and Merle Jost v. State of Indiana
53A01-1403-CR-122
Criminal. Reverses denial of defendants’ motion to suppress certain evidence. The actions of the police in this case were unreasonable under the circumstances, and therefore violate Article I, Section 11 of the Indiana Constitution. Remands for further proceedings.

Ronald Mitchell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
79A02-1308-PC-708
Post conviction. Affirms denial of successive petition for post-conviction relief.

Gared Holdings, LLC. v. Best Bolt Products, Inc. (NFP)
49A04-1404-PL-181
Civil plenary. Affirms order finding Best Bolt breached an implied warranty of merchantability with respect to certain pulleys and awarding damages based upon the pulleys’ fair market value.

Torrence Brown v. State of Indiana (NFP)
49A04-1404-CR-172
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class A felony rape, Class B felony criminal deviate conduct and Class D felony criminal confinement.

Michael Stephen Angle v. State of Indiana (NFP)
53A05-1311-CR-545
Criminal. Affirms 65-year sentence for murder.

Allan J. Reid v. State of Indiana (NFP)
20A04-1406-CR-259
Criminal.  Dismisses appeal challenging guilty plea to Class B felony possession of cocaine.

Randal E. Crosley v. State of Indiana (NFP)
28A04-1404-CR-157
Criminal.  Affirms 81-year aggregate sentence in the Department of Correction for felony murder, Class A felony conspiracy to commit murder, Class B felony conspiracy to commit rape, Class C felony criminal confinement and Class C felony dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance.

Thomas R. Cox v. State of Indiana (NFP)
39A04-1402-MI-88
Miscellaneous. Affirms order dismissing Cox’s constitutional and tort claims against the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

In the Matter of the Termination of Parent-Child Relationship of A.R. and M.R. (mother) v. Ind. Dept. of Child Services (NFP)
49A02-1404-JT-227
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.
 

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