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Case No. 22-0103

State of Iowa
Michael Dean Roberson Jr.


State of Iowa


Michael Dean Roberson Jr.

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 24, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Henry W. Latham II, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART, VACATED IN PART, AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Vaitheswaran, J., and Danilson, S.J.  Opinion by Danilson, S.J.  (7 pages)

            Michael Roberson Jr. appeals his convictions for second-degree kidnapping while armed with a dangerous weapon and domestic abuse assault, third or subsequent offense, with an habitual offender status.  He challenges the sufficiency of the evidence to support these convictions.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm in part, vacate in part, and remand to the district court for dismissal of the domestic abuse assault charge.      

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