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Case No. 18-1638

State of Iowa
Christopher Weigert


State of Iowa


Christopher Weigert

Attorney for the Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John J. Sullivan

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Howard County, Richard D. Stochl, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (6 pages)

            Christopher Weigert challenges the sentence imposed by the district court following his guilty plea for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (methamphetamine).  Weigert maintains the court impermissibly applied a fixed sentencing policy rather than engaging in the meaningful exercise of discretion mandated by Iowa Code section 901.5 (2017).  OPINION HOLDS: Weigert has not establish the court engaged in a fixed sentencing policy.  We affirm the sentence imposed by the district court.

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