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Case No. 18-2203

State of Iowa
Elmer Scheckel


State of Iowa


Elmer Scheckel

Attorney for the Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John J. Sullivan

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 01, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Fayette County, Richard D. Stochl, Judge.  CONVICTION AFFIRMED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Ahlers, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Elmer Scheckel appeals from his Alford plea to third-degree fraudulent practice.  OPINION HOLDS: Counsel was not ineffective for allowing Scheckel to enter a plea because sufficient evidence supported the charge.  We remand for entry of a nunc pro tunc order to correct a scrivener’s error in the judgment entry.

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