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Case No. 21-1300

State of Iowa
Deanthony Allen Echols


State of Iowa


Deanthony Allen Echols

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Raya D. Dimitrova

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Tom Reidel, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (5 pages)

            Deanthony Echols appeals his sentence for two counts of domestic abuse assault and harassment in the first degree, alleging the district court abused its sentencing discretion in not granting probation.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court weighed many factors, including the need to deter future violence against the two victims, we find a proper exercise of discretion and affirm. 

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