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Case No. 18-0031

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State of Iowa
v.
Brandon Howard Cornelison

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Brandon Howard Cornelison

Attorneys for Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0031
Date Published:
Aug 15, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Steven J. Holwerda, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (3 pages)

            Brandon Cornelison appeals his sentence following his guilty plea to second-degree theft, claiming the district court applied a fixed policy against imposition of deferred judgments.  OPINION HOLDS: The court exercised its discretion, and we discern no abuse of discretion in the court’s sentencing decision.

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