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Case No. 18-1413

State of Iowa
Seith Keith


State of Iowa


Seith Keith

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 05, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark R. Lawson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Tabor, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (4 pages)

            Seith Keith appeals his convictions for robbery in the first degree and willful injury resulting in bodily injury.  He contends there is insufficient evidence he intended to cause serious injury, which is a necessary element of both charges.  OPINION HOLDS: Surveillance video clearly shows Keith was armed with a knife, and there is substantial evidence to support the trial court’s finding that Keith used the knife in a manner that could have inflicted serious injury or death.  We, therefore, affirm.

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