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Case No. 17-1179

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State of Iowa
Marco Imanuel Martinez


State of Iowa


Marco Imanuel Martinez

Attorneys for Appellee

Kyle P. Hanson, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Nathan M. Legue

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 01, 2018

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Muscatine County, John D. Telleen, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., Tabor, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, P.J. (7 pages)

           Marco Martinez appeals his conviction for criminal mischief in the second degree.  He argues the evidence is insufficient to support his conviction, and the district court abused its discretion when it admitted a photograph as evidence.  OPINION HOLDS: Substantial evidence supports Martinez’s conviction, and the district court did not abuse its discretion in finding a proper foundation to admit the photograph. 

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