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Case No. 18-0953

State of Iowa
Shaquille Trashaun Wade


State of Iowa


Shaquille Trashaun Wade

Attorney for the Appellee

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Erin M. Carr

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 20, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert A. Hutchison and Jeffrey D. Farrell, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, C.J.  (2 pages)

            Shaquille Trashaun Wade asks us to find the district court abused its discretion in sentencing him to five years in prison, after Wade pled guilty to failure to appear, a class “D” felony, in violation of Iowa Code section 811.2 (2017).  The State asserts the district court “balanced the positive aspects of Wade’s life with his persistent failures at probation.”  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court did not abuse its discretion and affirm by memorandum opinion pursuant to Iowa Court Rule 21.26(1)(a), (d), and (e).

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