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Case No. 21-0895

State of Iowa
Riki Ellen Harrington


State of Iowa


Riki Ellen Harrington

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Bradley M. Bender, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 31, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Stuart P. Werling, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., Chicchelly, J., and Doyle, S.J.  Opinion by Doyle, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Riki Harrington appeals her convictions and sentences for ongoing criminal conduct and first-degree theft.  OPINION HOLDS: After viewing all the evidence in the light most favorable to upholding the verdict, we conclude a rational person could find beyond a reasonable doubt that Harrington took money from her office, so we affirm Harrington’s convictions.  The district court did not adhere to a fixed sentencing policy but exercised its discretion and in denying Harrington deferred judgment.  We affirm her sentences.

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