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Case No. 18-0977

State of Iowa
v.
Brown Dennis

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Brown Dennis

Attorneys for Appellee

Richard J. Bennett, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Sharon D. Hallstoos

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0977
Date Published:
May 01, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Russell G. Keast, District Associate Judge.  SENTENCES VACATED AND REMANDED FOR RESENTENCING.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., Mullins, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (3 pages)

            Brown Dennis appeals the sentences imposed upon his two misdemeanor theft convictions.  He argues the court abused its discretion in failing to articulate adequate reasons for the sentences imposed.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court abused its discretion in considering a sentencing factor not supported by the record.  Consequently, we vacate the sentences and remand for resentencing.

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