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Case No. 18-1973

Luis Ramon Ayabarreno
State of Iowa


Luis Ramon Ayabarreno


State of Iowa

Attorneys for the Appellant

David A. Kuehner (until withdrawal)
Jason Dunn

Attorney for the Appellee

Sharon K. Hall, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 23, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Hancock County, Gregg R. Rosenbladt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., May, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Blane, S.J.  (11 pages)

            A PCR applicant appeals the denial of his application, contending his criminal trial counsel was ineffective in failing to object to jury instructions regarding the dangerous weapon definition and aiding and abetting.  OPINION HOLDS: The applicant’s criminal trial counsel was not ineffective in not objecting to the dangerous weapon instruction, which was a correct statement of the law, and applicant failed to prove prejudice in failing to object to the aiding and abetting instruction.

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