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Case No. 17-1928

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State of Iowa
Marvella Ann Harms


State of Iowa


Marvella Ann Harms

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Bradley M. Bender, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 01, 2018

Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Hancock County, Rustin T. Davenport, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., Tabor, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Scott, S.J. (3 pages)

           Marvella Harms appeals the sentence imposed upon her conviction of second-degree arson, contending the district court abused its discretion in sentencing her to a term of incarceration.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding no abuse of discretion, we affirm Harms’s sentence.

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