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Case No. 20-1274

State of Iowa
Melvin Martin Jr.


State of Iowa


Melvin Martin Jr.

Attorneys for Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Ashley Stewart, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 01, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marshall County, Kim M. Riley, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (6 pages)

            Melvin Martin Jr. appeals following his convictions for two drug offenses.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court did not abuse its discretion in relieving the State of its sentencing-recommendation obligation under the plea agreement and affirm.

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