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Case No. 20-0965

State of Iowa
v.
Samantha A. Wilson

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Samantha A. Wilson

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Rachel C. Regenold, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0965
Date Published:
Jun 30, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Linda M. Fangman, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Scott, S.J.  (8 pages)

            Samantha Wilson appeals the sentences imposed, following guilty pleas, upon her convictions of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and going armed with intent.  She argues the court abused its sentencing discretion by employing a fixed sentencing policy, relying only on the nature of the offenses, and relying on unproven facts and uncharged conduct.  She also argues implicit racial bias had an impact on the sentences imposed.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding no cause for reversal on the issues presented for our review, we affirm the sentences imposed.

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