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Case No. 19-0137

State of Iowa
Trevion Dupri Smith-Toles


State of Iowa


Trevion Dupri Smith-Toles

Attorney for the Appellee

Zachary Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Jeffrey L. Larson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J. (4 pages)

            Trevion Smith-Toles appeals the sentence imposed upon his criminal conviction, arguing the court improperly considered characteristics of youth as aggravating, rather than mitigating, factors in imposing sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the court considered the features of Smith-Toles’s youth as mitigating, not aggravating, and we find no abuse of discretion.  We affirm. 

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