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Case No. 19-1898

State of Iowa
v.
Jeffery N. Shockey

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Jeffery N. Shockey

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Taryn R. McCarthy

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1898
Date Published:
Apr 28, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Mark Fowler, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (4 pages)

            Jeffery Shockey appeals his prison sentence following his guilty plea to credit card fraud as a habitual offender.  He argues the district court should have granted him probation as recommended by the presentence investigation report.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court relied on appropriate factors in rejecting Shockey’s request for probation—including his prior felony offenses, lack of remorse, mature age, and prospects for succeeding on probation.  We affirm the sentence. 

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