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Case No. 17-2037

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State of Iowa
Bobby Joe Morris


State of Iowa


Bobby Joe Morris

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Melinda J. Nye, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 07, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, John G. Linn and Mary Ann Brown, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (11 pages)

            Bobby Joe Morris appeals his convictions and sentence for robbery in the second degree, unauthorized use of a credit card, and ongoing criminal conduct.  OPINION HOLDS: We find Morris’s plea had an adequate factual basis, preserve his other claims of ineffective assistance of counsel for postconviction action, and find the district court did not abuse its discretion during sentencing.  We affirm his convictions and sentence.

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