An Evansville man who was charged with illegally possessing a firearm in state and federal court could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that his motion to suppress should have been granted by the trial court when the district court ruled for him.
Appellate court adopts new-crime exception, partially reverses for motorist who wasn’t read Miranda rights
A motorist who denied hitting a police officer’s car but who offered the officer money to pay for the damages won a partial reversal after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found he was subject to custodial interrogation without being given Miranda warnings. But the COA did not allow the suppression of the alleged bribery based on the federal new-crime exception.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed an order to suppress drug evidence found after a Miranda violation, finding state and federal constitutions don’t require suppression of the physical fruits of evidence obtained through the violation after the suspect volunteered the information.
A Danville police officer who conducted a dog sniff during a traffic stop violated a woman’s Fourth Amendment rights, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has concluded, reversing the denial of her motion to suppress.