Evidence of a gun found inside a truck during a traffic stop was not suppressed despite a man’s appeal, but his conviction for driving while suspended was vacated by an appellate court after both parties agreed there was insufficient evidence to support it.
Bond has been set at $200,000 and $60,000, respectively, for the two men suspected of shooting two Clark County judges last week. The suspects will return to court Friday for their initial hearing.
Indiana police said Tuesday detectives arrested 41-year-old Brandon Kaiser and 23-year-old Alfredo Vazquez for their alleged roles in the shootings of Clark Circuit Judges Bradley Jacobs and Andrew Adams. Marion County Jail records shown Kaiser faces preliminary charges of attempted murder, battery, aggravated battery and carrying a handgun without a license, and Vazquez is charged with assisting a criminal.
A woman who fired a gun into the ceiling of a hair salon after she was asked to leave for arguing with a stylist was denied an appeal of her convictions Tuesday when the Indiana Court of Appeals found there was no abuse of discretion in allowing certain witnesses to testify in her case after they violated a separation of witnesses order.
A man convicted on a weapons-related charge failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, arguing unsuccessfully that officers unconstitutionally stopped him and searched his vehicle. A dissenting judge, however, believes officers lacked reasonable suspicion to stop the man.
Questions of whether certain witnesses should have been excused from testifying in a criminal recklessness case for violating a separation of witnesses orders will be considered by a traveling appellate panel Thursday at Munster High School.
An Indianapolis man has been arrested after ramming his SUV through a security gate at the home of rocker John Mellencamp and kicking in a door. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said 48-year-old Robert P. Carter was arrested about 6 a.m. Thursday by officers responding to an alarm at Mellencamp’s home outside Bloomington.
The Indiana Court of Appeals will travel both north and south this week to hear oral arguments in two cases involving handgun possession without a license.
The Indiana Supreme Court will soon grapple with legal issues relating to possession of firearms and specialized driving privileges after granting transfer to three cases last week. Justices also denied 51 transfer petitions last week.
The Indiana Court of Appeals is headed north this week to hear an oral argument in Tippecanoe County. The appellate panel will hear the case at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Room 1333 of Ivy Hall, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld its decision to dismiss a firearm-related adjudication against a juvenile after granting the state’s petition for rehearing to address what the court called a fundamental misunderstanding of its original decision.
A juvenile adjudicated as a delinquent for two handgun-related offenses will have one of those adjudications vacated after the Indiana Court of Appeals found a lack of statutory authority to support the adjudication.