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Case No. 17-1261

State of Iowa
Jacob Lee Smith


State of Iowa


Jacob Lee Smith

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Jeffrey L. Powell

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 23, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Michael J. Schilling, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., Vaitheswaran, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Jacob Smith appeals his convictions for theft in the second degree and burglary in the third degree, both as a habitual offender.  OPINION HOLDS: Sufficient evidence identified Smith as the perpetrator, and the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion for new trial based on newly discovered evidence.

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