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Case No. 22-0474

State of Iowa
Thanh Van Nguyen



State of Iowa


Thanh Van Nguyen

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke

Attorneys for the Appellant

Eric D. Puryear
Eric S. Mail

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 05, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Stuart P. Werling, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., and Badding and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (5 pages)

            Thanh Van Nguyen appeals the district court’s denial of his motion in arrest of judgment.  He alleges his guilty plea was not entered knowingly and voluntarily because his written guilty plea was not translated into Vietnamese for him.  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our review, we find no abuse of discretion and affirm the district court’s decision.

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