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Case No. 18-0440

State of Iowa
Monte Allen Apfel


State of Iowa


Monte Allen Apfel

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 09, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Kellyann M. Lekar and Bradley J. Harris, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (8 pages)

            Monte Apfel appeals his convictions for five drug charges.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the traffic stop, investigation, dog sniff, and search did not violate Apfel’s constitutional rights.  We affirm the district court’s denial of Apfel’s motion to suppress.

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