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Case No. 18-1886

State of Iowa
Charles Thomas Stoppelmoor


State of Iowa


Charles Thomas Stoppelmoor

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Matthew G. Sease

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clay County, Charles K. Borth, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (6 pages)

            Charles Stoppelmoor appeals his conviction for operating while intoxicated, second offense, arguing the district court should have granted his motion to suppress based on an alleged unconstitutional seizure.  OPINION HOLDS: Based on the totality of the circumstances, the lieutenant had reasonable suspicion that Stoppelmoor was operating while intoxicated when he initiated the seizure and the district court did not err by denying the motion to suppress.

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