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Case No. 21-0399

State of Iowa
Daniel Lee Dierks


State of Iowa


Daniel Lee Dierks

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

R.A. Bartolomei

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Tama County, Ian K. Thornhill, Sean W. McPartland, and Kevin McKeever, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Greer, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Daniel Dierks appeals his conviction for operating while intoxicated, first offense.  OPINION HOLDS: The deputy had probable cause to believe Dierks committed a traffic violation when Dierks narrowly missed striking the deputy as he passed.  Therefore, we affirm the district court.

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