Jones v. State, No. 49A02-1406-CR-383, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 30, 2014).

D felony assisting a criminal does not require State to prove defendant knew the level or type of felony the assisted person committed.

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Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604, __ U.S. __ (Dec. 15, 2014).

An officer has the reasonable suspicion required by the Fourth Amendment for a traffic stop even if she is mistaken about the law she believes was violated, as long as her mistake of law is “objectively reasonable.”

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Blount v. State, No. 49S02-1405- CR-338, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Dec. 17, 2014).

Admission of course-of-investigation evidence was error.

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Elvers v. State, No. 34A02-1404-CR-239, __ N.E. 3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 17, 2014).

Because the dealing in a synthetic drug offense prohibits dealing in a synthetic substance “in any pure or adulterated form,” a single charge of dealing in the synthetic substance JWH-122 should have been used rather than separate dealing charges for each brand name of “spice” product containing the synthetic substance JWH-122.

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Mack v. State, No. 39A-01-1401-CR-6, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 18, 2014).

“Among other things, we hold that, in light of the facts and circumstances of this case, a lapse of at least ‘a few minutes’ between a declarant’s perception of an event and his statement describing that event was too long to qualify the statement as a present sense impression under Indiana Evidence Rule 803(1).”

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