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Case No. 18-0736

State of Iowa
Samantha Bailey


State of Iowa


Samantha Bailey

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Eric D. Puryear and Eric S. Mail

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 01, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Audubon County, Susan Christensen, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Potterfield, P.J.  (11 pages)

            Samantha Bailey appeals from judgment and sentences entered following her plea of guilty to two counts of child endangerment and one count of neglect of a dependent person.  She contends the district court abused its discretion in denying her motions in arrest of judgment and to withdraw her pleas.  She also challenges the imposition of consecutive sentences, and she claims there is not a factual basis for her pleas.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying Bailey’s late-filed motions, the court did not err in imposing consecutive sentences, and there is a factual basis for her pleas, we affirm.

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