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Case No. 18-1363

State of Iowa
Babus L. Conrad


State of Iowa


Babus L. Conrad

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Scott M. Wadding

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 23, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeffrey D. Farrell, Judge.  CONVICTION AFFIRMED, SENTENCE VACATED IN PART, JAIL-FEE ORDERS VACATED, AND CASE REMANDED WITH DIRECTIONS.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            Babus Conrad appeals the district court’s entry of judgment and sentence order, contending the district court erred when it required him to pay restitution without first assessing his reasonable ability to pay.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the conviction, vacate the sentence in part, vacate the jail-fee orders, and remand the case to the district court with directions.

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