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Case No. 18-0048

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State of Iowa
Larry Leroy Gross Jr.


State of Iowa


Larry Leroy Gross Jr.

Attorney for the Appellee

Katie M. Krickbaum, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Maria L. Ruhtenberg, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 21, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert J. Blink, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (8 pages)

            Defendant Larry Gross Jr. challenges his guilty plea to arson in the second degree.  OPINION HOLDS: Gross’s counsel did not provide ineffective assistance of counsel by failing to file a motion in arrest of judgment.  Gross’s plea was supported by a factual basis.

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