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Case No. 18-0756

State of Iowa
Jonah Craig Chinn


State of Iowa


Jonah Craig Chinn

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John Audlehelm

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 09, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Guthrie County, Thomas P. Murphy, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (4 pages)

            Jonah Chinn appeals his conviction, following a guilty plea, of operating while intoxicated, third offense.  He argues his counsel was ineffective in relation to his guilty plea.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the record inadequate to consider Chinn’s claim on direct appeal.  Consequently, we affirm Chinn’s conviction, but preserve his claim of ineffective assistance of counsel for possible postconviction-relief proceedings.

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