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Case No. 21-0988

Brody Wesley Walker
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Brody Wesley Walker

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Christopher A. Clausen

Attorney for the Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0988
Date Published:
Nov 02, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Amy M. Moore, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Tabor, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (8 pages)

            Brody Walker appeals the denial of his action for postconviction relief.  He contends his sentences for theft and robbery violate double jeopardy.  He also claims trial counsel was ineffective in both the pre-trial investigation and plea hearing stages.  OPINION HOLDS: Because robbery and theft are not the same offense for double jeopardy and trial counsel performed competently, we affirm.

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