Court of Appeals of Indiana
Jay T. Cast v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Jay Cast’s 16-year sentence for conviction of Level 4 felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated and Level 5 felony causing serious bodily injury while operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Finds the Hamilton Superior Court did not abuse its discretion in the finding of mitigating and aggravating factors. Finds Cast’s sentence is not inappropriate in light of the nature of the offenses and his character.
Billy Albright v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Billy Albright’s conviction for Level 6 felony domestic battery and Level 6 felony pointing a firearm. Finds his four-year sentence, with two years served in community corrections and two years suspended to probation, is not inappropriate in light of the nature of the offenses and his character. Finds Albright has not met his burden to establish that his sentence is inappropriate.
K.Y. v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms K.Y.’s adjudication as a delinquent child for being in dangerous possession of a firearm in violation of Ind. Code § 35-47-10-5. Finds the Marion Superior Court did not abuse its discretion by admitting evidence of the handgun recovered from his person during an alleged unconstitutional investigatory stop.
In the Termination of the ParentChild Relationship of: J.E. (Minor Child), and R.E. (Father) v. Indiana Department of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile termination. Affirms the termination of R.E.’s parental rights to his child, J.E. Finds sufficient evidence supports the termination.