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Case No. 18-1341

State of Iowa
Gary Alan Beach


State of Iowa


Gary Alan Beach

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Richard Hollis

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, Karen Kaufman Salic, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Mullins, J., and Potterfield, S.J.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            Gary Alan Beach appeals his sentences for possession of a controlled substance (third offense), unlawful possession of a prescription drug, and second-degree harassment, arguing that the court failed to provide adequate reasons for imposing consecutive sentences.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court’s statement of reasons is sufficiently comprehensive to permit appellate review of the court’s discretionary action, we affirm.

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