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Case No. 19-1652

State of Iowa
v.
James Albert Castorena

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

James Albert Castorena

Attorneys for Appellee

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Raya D. Dimitrova

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1652
Date Published:
Oct 21, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Hardin County, Paul B. Ahlers, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Ahlers, J., takes no part.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (3 pages)

            James Castorena appeals the district court’s sentencing order, contending the court abused its discretion in its statement of reasons supporting the sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s sentence.

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