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Opinions Oct. 9, 2014

December 9, 2014

Indiana Court of Appeals
Kolyann Williams v. State of Indiana
34A02-1406-CR-418
Criminal. Reverses conviction of Class A misdemeanor marijuana possession stemming from a traffic stop. Concludes the officer did not have a reasonable suspicion to believe that Williams had committed an infraction that supported stopping his car.

Terrance Bowens v. State of Indiana
49A04-1404-CR-151
Criminal. Affirms sufficiency of evidence to support Bowens’ conviction of Class B felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon. Bowen stipulated to his SVF status and cannot now be heard to complain that the state failed to prove that status.

Stuart Bookwalter v. State of Indiana
79A04-1402-CR-69
Criminal. Reverses conviction of possession of a syringe because the state did not prove Bookwalter intended to use the syringe to inject a legend drug. Remands with instructions to vacate the conviction of possession of a narcotic drug based on double jeopardy concerns. Affirms conviction of Class A felony dealing in a narcotic drug.

Christopher DeMoss v. State of Indiana (NFP)
84A05-1408-CR-235
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.

Dallas C. Myers v. Heather D. Myers (NFP)
29A02-1405-DR-335
Domestic relation. Affirms denial of father’s requests to modify custody, to hold mother in contempt and to require mother to contribute to transportation expenses related to his parenting time.

Demetrius Sanders v. State of Indiana (NFP)
49A02-1405-CR-301
Criminal. Affirms sentencing determination but remands for clarification of Sanders’ sentence regarding the length of his probation.

Christopher Truman v. State of Indiana (NFP)
64A05-1403-CR-140
Criminal. Affirms convictions and 118-aggregate sentence relating to the sexual abuse of four minor boys.

 

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