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Case No. 18-2141

State of Iowa
v.
Tony Lopez

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Tony Lopez

Attorneys for Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Maria Ruhtenberg, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-2141
Date Published:
Feb 19, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Sarah Crane, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., Tabor, J., and Danilson, S.J.  Opinion by Danilson, S.J.  (5 pages)

            Tony Lopez appeals the district court decision denying his request to withdraw his guilty plea to first-degree robbery.  OPINION HOLDS:  The evidence shows the defendant had full knowledge of the charge against him, as well as his rights and the consequences of a plea of guilty.  We conclude the district court did not abuse its discretion in finding Lopez made a knowing and voluntary plea.  We affirm the district court’s decision denying Lopez’s motion to withdraw his guilty plea.

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