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Case No. 21-0730

State of Iowa
Matthew Reynolds


State of Iowa


Matthew Reynolds

Attorney for the Appellee

Kyle Hanson, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Maria Ruhtenberg, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, Kirk A. Daily, District Associate Judge.  CONVICTION AFFIRMED, SENTENCE VACATED, AND REMANDED.  Considered by Schumacher, P.J., Chicchelly, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Scott, S.J.  (9 pages)

            Matthew Reynolds appeals from judgment and sentence following his conviction for attempted enticement of a minor, asserting there is insufficient evidence to support the conviction, the court abused its discretion in an evidentiary ruling, and the court failed to provide adequate reasons for the sentence imposed.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the conviction, vacate the sentence, and remand to the district court for resentencing.

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