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Case No. 18-0763

State of Iowa
Earl Travelle Travis


State of Iowa


Earl Travelle Travis

Attorney for the Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Thomas J. Viner

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Mary Chicchelly, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (4 pages)

            Earl Travis challenges the sentence imposed after he pled guilty to one count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (cocaine), a class “C” felony.  He claims the court abused its discretion in imposing his sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: The court sentenced Travis to a sentence within its discretion and provided reasons on the record for the sentence it imposed.  The sentence imposed satisfied the court’s interest in rehabilitation.  Travis failed to show an abuse of discretion.  We affirm.

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