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Case No. 17-1962

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State of Iowa
v.
Sonya L. Stark

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Sonya L. Stark

Attorneys for Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Brenda J. Gohr, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1962
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Timothy T. Jarman, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, P.J.  (7 pages)

            Sonya Stark appeals her conviction and sentence for the crime of theft in the third degree.  Stark argues the district court applied the wrong standard when ruling on her motion for a new trial.  Also, she argues there was insufficient evidence in the record to support a conviction of theft in the third degree.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court did not apply the wrong standard when ruling on the motion for a new trial.  In addition, we find there was sufficient evidence to support a finding of theft in the third degree.

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