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Case No. 21-0919

State of Iowa
Raysean H. Nelson


State of Iowa


Raysean H. Nelson

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Theresa R. Wilson, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Coleman J. McAllister, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., Chicchelly, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Raysean Nelson appeals his conviction for criminal gang participation enhanced as a habitual offender.  OPINION HOLDS: He asserts that there was insufficient evidence to show he participated in a street gang or was an active member of one.  We find the evidence was sufficient to support a finding by a jury that Nelson actively participated in a gang.  We affirm.

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