Opinions May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015

Indiana Court of Appeals
Charles D. Howard v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms convictions of two counts of Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement, Class B misdemeanor harassment, Class B misdemeanor public intoxication, and Class B misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The trial court issued a ruling on Howard’s motion to suppress/dismiss. Howard did not object to the admission of evidence at trial; (2) the state did not introduce or seek to admit into evidence any of Howard’s post-arrest statements; and (3) Howard did not file a motion for discharge under Criminal Rule 4 or object to the trial court’s setting of any of his trial dates.

Leonard Blackmon v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses conviction for Level 5 felony intimidation. Finds the evidence was insufficient to prove that Blackmon acted with the intent that Donald Courtway be placed in fear of retaliation for a prior lawful act, as required by the intimidation statute. Judge Bradford dissents.

T.H. v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Reverses the portion of the juvenile court’s order requiring T.H. to make restitution payments as a condition of probation and remands with instructions to modify the dispositional order consistent with this opinion.

Leonard Bond v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction and sentence for murder.

Rodney S. Perry, Sr. v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms denial of motion to correct erroneous sentence.

Dedric Thompson v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.