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Case No. 19-1636

State of Iowa
v.
Michael Wilson White

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Michael Wilson White

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nicholas Einwalter

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1636
Date Published:
Feb 17, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Brook Jacobsen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (10 pages)

            Defendant appeals his convictions for operating while intoxicated and driving while revoked, arguing the district court erred in admitting certain evidence over his hearsay and Confrontation Clause objections and that the evidence is insufficient to support the guilty verdict.  OPINION HOLDS: The evidence was properly admitted under an exception to the hearsay rule and was not a violation of the Confrontation Clause as the statements were nontestimonial.  The record contains substantial evidence and is sufficient to support the defendant’s convictions.  

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