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Case No. 19-1230

State of Iowa
Charles Lamine Cephas


State of Iowa


Charles Lamine Cephas

Attorney for the Appellee

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Raya D. Dimitrova

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 23, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Warren County, Mark F. Schlenker, District Associate Judge.  APPEAL DISMISSED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (3 pages)

            Charles Cephas challenges his guilty plea to an amended charge of operating while intoxicated, second offense.  OPINION HOLDS: Cephas failed to file a motion in arrest of judgment following his guilty plea.  Accordingly, Cephas cannot establish good cause to appeal his plea.  Furthermore, we cannot consider his appeal as an ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim.

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