Skip to main content
Iowa Judicial Branch
Main Content

Case No. 19-1230

State of Iowa
v.
Charles Lamine Cephas

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Charles Lamine Cephas

Attorneys for Appellee

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Raya D. Dimitrova

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1230
Date Published:
Nov 23, 2021
Summary

            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.

© 2022 Iowa Judicial Branch. All Rights Reserved.