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Case No. 18-1685

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State of Iowa
Derek Morrison


State of Iowa


Derek Morrison

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 23, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Mitchell E. Turner, Judge.  ELUDING CONVICTION VACATED, SENTENCES VACATED IN PART, AND REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J. (3 pages)

            Derek Morrison appeals his convictions and sentences after he pled guilty to various offenses.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the attempt to elude offense lacks a factual basis, we vacate this conviction and remand.  We also vacate the restitution portions of all the sentencing orders and remand.

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