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Case No. 20-0169

State of Iowa
Joseph David Peterson


State of Iowa


Joseph David Peterson

Attorney for the Appellee

Kyle Hanson, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Cathleen J. Siebrecht

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 15, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Angela L. Doyle, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Vaitheswaran, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (5 pages)

            Joseph Peterson appeals his convictions on two counts of sexual abuse in the second degree.  OPINION HOLDS: We find there is substantial evidence in the record to support the jury’s verdict.  His claims of ineffective assistance of counsel may not be raised in this direct appeal.  We affirm Peterson’s convictions.

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