Johnny L. Raley, Jr., Appellant-Defendant,
State of Indiana, Appellee-Plaintiff.
from the Washington Superior Court. The Honorable Joseph L.
Claypool, Special Judge., Trial Court Cause No.
Appellant Pro Se Johnny L. Raley, Jr. New Castle
Attorneys for Appellee Curtis T. Hill, Jr. Attorney General
of Indiana James B. Martin Deputy Attorney General
Sharpnack, Senior Judge
of the Case
[¶1] Johnny L. Raley, Jr., appeals the
trial court's denial of his motion to enforce plea
agreement. We affirm.
Raley raises one issue, which we restate as: whether the
trial court erred in denying Raley's motion to enforce
and Procedural History
The State charged Raley with three counts of child molesting,
all Class A felonies. In 2005, Raley executed a plea
agreement with the State. He agreed to plead guilty to one
count of child molesting as a Class B felony, and the State
agreed to dismiss the remaining charges. The trial court
accepted the agreement and sentenced Raley to serve twenty
years, with seven years suspended to probation, per the terms
of the agreement.
Raley served the executed portion of his sentence and was
released to probation in 2011. On January 17, 2014, the State
filed a petition to revoke Raley's probation. After
numerous delays, the State and Raley (who was at that time
represented by counsel) reached an agreement. The parties
agreed that Raley would admit to violating the terms of his
probation, and Raley would serve three years of his
previously-suspended sentence for the violation.
On February 29, 2016, the trial court accepted the
parties' agreement, sentencing Raley to serve three
years. Staff at the Indiana Department of Correction informed
Raley that upon his release, he would be required to register
as a sexually violent predator (SVP) for life and to comply
with the requirements imposed on SVPs.
On March 16, 2017, Raley, proceeding pro se, filed a motion
to enforce plea agreement. He claimed he should not be
designated as an SVP because that was not a term of the plea
agreement. The court denied ...