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Case No. 21-1304

State of Iowa
Joseph Irvin Newsom


State of Iowa


Joseph Irvin Newsom

Attorney for the Appellee

Martha E. Trout

Attorney for the Appellant

Erin M. Carr

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Tamra Roberts, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (4 pages)

            Joseph Newsom appeals his sentence following a guilty plea.  He argues the sentencing court abused its discretion and failed to adequately explain its sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: As the sentencing court relied on permissible factors and gave ample explanation of its decision, we affirm Newsom’s sentence.

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