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Case No. 18-0862

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State of Iowa
v.
Michael David Dawson

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Michael David Dawson

Attorneys for Appellee

Katie Krickbaum, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

David R. Fiester

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0862
Date Published:
Nov 06, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Linda M. Fangman and Bradley J. Harris, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (9 pages)

            Michael Dawson appeals his convictions for various drug crimes, eluding, and driving while barred.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court did not abuse its discretion in not ruling on pro se motions that did not articulate claims with any clarity.  Sufficient evidence supports Dawson’s possession conviction.  We preserve Dawson’s ineffective-assistance claims for possible future postconviction-relief proceedings.

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