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Case No. 22-1007

State of Iowa
Rusty Lee Throckmorton



State of Iowa


Rusty Lee Throckmorton

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 26, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Becky Goettsch, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Ahlers and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J. (5 pages)

            Rusty Throckmorton appeals the sentence imposed on his conviction for eluding while exceeding the speed limit by twenty-five miles per hour or more.  He argues the sentencing court abused its discretion “by solely considering the nature of the offense.”  OPINION HOLDS: Finding the court did not abuse its discretion as alleged, we affirm the sentence imposed.

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