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Case No. 21-0627

State of Iowa
Clarence Elton Widner


State of Iowa


Clarence Elton Widner

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Josh Irwin, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 11, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County, Melissa Anderson-Seeber, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J. (12 pages)

            A defendant appeals his conviction and sentence for violating the terms of the sex offender registry.  He contends there is insufficient evidence that he had the requisite knowledge of the requirements imposed by the registry.  He also alleges the district court considered an improper factor when sentencing him.  OPINION HOLDS: We find sufficient evidence to affirm the conviction and conclude the district court did not consider an improper factor during sentencing.  We affirm.

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