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APPEAL FROM THE MADISON CIRCUIT COURT. The Honorable David A. Happe, Judge. Cause No. 48C04-1208-FB-1603.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: JILL M. ACKLIN, Acklin Law Office, LLC, Westfield, Indiana.
ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE: GREGORY F. ZOELLER, Attorney General of Indiana; CHANDRA K. HEIN, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana.
BARTEAU, Senior Judge. FRIEDLANDER, J., and CRONE, J., concur.
MEMORANDUM DECISION - NOT FOR PUBLICATION
BARTEAU, Senior Judge.
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
Joshua Basey appeals his convictions of attempted aggravated battery, a Class B felony, Ind. Code § § 35-41-5-1 (1977), 35-42-2-1.5 (1997); and criminal confinement resulting in bodily injury, a Class C felony, Ind. Code § 35-42-3-3(b) (2006). We affirm.
Basey raises three issues, which we consolidate and restate as:
I. Whether the evidence is sufficient to sustain his convictions.
II. Whether the court abused its discretion in ordering Basey to pay a public defender fee and court costs.
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
On August 23, 2012, Officer Nick Oldham of the Elwood Police Department was on patrol and saw a white sedan disregard a stop sign. Oldham activated his lights and siren to signal the sedan to pull over. Instead of stopping, the driver of the sedan, who was later identified as Basey, tried to get away, and a chase ensued. Oldham requested ...