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Case No. 17-1927

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State of Iowa
Samella Simone Bailey


State of Iowa


Samella Simone Bailey

Attorney for the Appellee

Zachary C. Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Eric W. Manning

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Andrea J. Dryer and David P. Odekirk, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (6 pages)

            Samella Simone Bailey appeals her conviction of delivering or possessing with the intent to deliver a simulated controlled substance (more than forty grams of simulated cocaine base) as a second offender, contending (1) the district court erred in denying her motion to dismiss and (2) the sentence was illegal.  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our review, we affirm Bailey’s conviction, judgment, and sentence.

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