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Case No. 18-0815

State of Iowa
Ali Abdelkarim Ali


State of Iowa


Ali Abdelkarim Ali

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Bradley M. Bender, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 20, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Lars G. Anderson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Potterfield, P.J. (2 pages)

            Ali Abdelkarim Ali pled guilty to robbery in the second degree and appeals the sentence imposed, contending the district court erred in determining it did not have the authority to suspend the minimum fine.  OPINION HOLDS: Iowa Code section 907.3 (2017) withholds the authority to suspend a sentence for a forcible felony.

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