A man convicted of drug charges could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that meth-related evidence was improperly admitted at his trial, but he did prevail on his argument that there was insufficient evidence to support a marijuana conviction.
Evidence found in the bedroom of a man charged as a teen with three killings can be admitted at the man’s murder trial after the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review the reversal of a suppression order.
As part of a daylong event designed to increase educators’ understanding of the Indiana judicial branch, the Court of Appeals of Indiana on Wednesday heard arguments in a case involving the admission of evidence collected during a traffic stop.
An officer’s prolonged traffic stop and a search of a man’s vehicle that detected illegal drugs was justified by reasonable suspicion and did not violate the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a split Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Monday.
A man who was told he was free to leave the scene of a traffic stop before being searched convinced the Court of Appeals that his constitutional rights were violated, leading the court to order that his motion to suppress be granted.
COA affirms denial of motion to suppress evidence after man found with gun while walking along I-465
A man charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after being stopped while walking along the interstate failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the stop and seizure of his gun violated his constitutional rights.
COA affirms court doesn’t need to revisit suppression issue for man who lodged ‘standing objection’ to ‘literally anything’
A man who objected to “literally anything” stemming from a warrantless search of his home didn’t argue the evidence presented at trial conflicted with evidence presented at a suppression hearing, so the trial court didn’t need to revisit the issue.
The Indiana Supreme Court has granted transfer to two cases involving Duke Energy, including one in which the company challenged the city of Noblesville’s jurisdiction to regulate its activities.
Although he had used an alias to hide from law enforcement and rent a condo, law enforcement did not have the right to search a suspected drug dealer’s residence with only his landlord’s consent, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
Lower court needs to address constitutional issues, hold hearing in sex crimes case, 7th Circuit rules
A lower court will need to address constitutional concerns and look at how evidence was obtained in a case involving sexual exploitation of children, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday, remanding the case for an evidentiary hearing.
Indianapolis police had probable cause for a search warrant in a July 2020 case that resulted in a man’s federal felon-in-possession of a handgun charge, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
A man who was pulled over for having an “inactive” car registration has convinced a split Court of Appeals of Indiana panel that evidence stemming from the stop should be suppressed.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has concluded that members of the Brownsburg Police Department didn’t violate an Indiana man’s rights when they frisked him during a traffic stop.
A teen involved in a fatal wreck will have her blood draw results suppressed after the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined the police officer at the scene violated her rights by failing to tell her she could speak with her mother before getting tested.
A minor who was found with drugs and a handgun after he ran from police has failed to convince an appellate panel that the evidence found on his person should be suppressed.
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.