Indiana Court of Appeals
Timothy Johnson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses and remands to trial court to amend sentencing order. Rules that classifying Johnson as a credit-restricted felon violates constitutional prohibitions against ex post facto laws.
Sonia Long, et al. v. Heartland Residential Services, Inc., et al. (NFP)
Civil tort. Affirms dismissal of Long’s complaint with prejudice under Indiana Trial Rule 41(A)(2).
Kevin D. Morris v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms Morris’ 20-year aggregate sentence for Class C felony battery and Class D felony criminal recklessness and for being a habitual offender.
William E. Bowen v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions for sexual misconduct with a minor as a Class B felony and sexual misconduct with a minor as a Class C felony.
Darren Rayford v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of Rayford’s motion to correct error that challenged the revocation of his work release placement.
William Lee, Sr. v. Anonymous Psychologist I (NFP)
Civil tort. Affirms order granting the motion for summary judgment in favor of Anonymous Psychologist I.
Adolph L. Buckner v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., and LSF8 Master Participation Trust (NFP)
Mortgage foreclosure. Affirms denial of Buckner’s motion to correct errors and motion to vacate summary judgment.
Justin Knight v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction for battery, a Class A misdemeanor.
Demerius Shaw v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction for murder. Also affirms 60-year sentence and order that it be served consecutively with a 50-year sentence ordered by a federal court for unrelated crimes.
Ryan Allen Klug v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms 60-year sentence for pleading guilty but mentally ill to murder, a felony.
Armana Cottrell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions for attempted battery by means of a deadly weapon, a Class C felony, and two court of intimidation, as Class C felonies.
Michelle Barnes and Raymond Surzycki v. Prairie Horse Farms, LLC (NFP)
Civil plenary. Affirms order granting a permanent injunction in favor of Prairie Horse Farms with regard to an easement on land owned by Barnes and Surzycki in favor of land owned by Prairie Horse Farms.
Timothy S. Enders v. Estate of Randall Enders (NFP)
Civil plenary. Affirms order providing that Timothy Enders and the estate of his deceased brother, Randall, are each entitled to 50 percent of the net proceeds of the liquidation of their family business.
Wiley Parsons v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction for promoting prostitution, a Class C felony. Finds the trial court did not abuse its discretion in limiting Parsons’ cross-examination and that Parsons’ statements, through the detective’s recollection, were competent, admissible evidence.