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Case No. 18-1718

State of Iowa
Trekel Marquis Barker


State of Iowa


Trekel Marquis Barker

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 09, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Steven J. Andreasen, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J. (8 pages)

            Trekel Barker appeals his convictions for robbery in the first degree, carrying a dangerous weapon, trafficking in stolen weapons, and theft in the fourth degree.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the court did not abuse its discretion in denying Barker’s motion for mistrial, motion for new trial, or motion in arrest of judgment, and his counsel did not provide ineffective assistance by not objecting to a jury instruction.  We affirm.

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