Five year enhancement for use of a deadly weapon added to sentence for criminal confinement while armed with a deadly weapon was permitted by statute and by double jeopardy protection.
Subsequent protective order superseded initial ex parte protective order, so when regular protective order had expired protective order subject could not be guilty of invasion of privacy based on the ex parte order.
Showing the police his eleven year-old’s text message and photograph of purported marijuana in stepfather’s house sufficiently corroborated the reliability of father’s report to police of the daughter’s message to support a search warrant for the house.
Evidence did not support commitment on the basis ordered but, as it was sufficient for commitment on an alternative basis, case is remanded for a review proceeding).
Town of New Chicago v. City of Lake Station, No. 45A03-1001-PL-22, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 13, 2010)
As laches is an equitable defense, it was not available in this contract action, but the defense of equitable estoppel did apply.