TYLER J. VEERKAMP, Appellant-Defendant,
STATE OF INDIANA, Appellee-Plaintiff
APPEAL FROM THE DECATUR SUPERIOR COURT. The Honorable Matthew D. Bailey, Judge. Cause No. 16D01-1303-FD-151.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: ROBERT D. WICKENS, Greensburg, Indiana.
ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE: GREGORY F. ZOELLER, Attorney General of Indiana; MONIKA PREKOPA TALBOT, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana.
PYLE, Judge. FRIEDLANDER, J., and MATHIAS, J., concur.
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
Tyler J. Veerkamp (" Veerkamp" ) files an interlocutory appeal of the trial
court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence. We hold that a law enforcement officer has probable cause that Indiana Code § 9-19-8-5 has been violated when fumes or smoke emanating from the engine or power mechanism of a motor vehicle completely obscure a motorist's view of a portion of the vehicle being followed.
Whether the trial court abused its discretion when it denied Veerkamp's motion ...