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Case No. 18-2203

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State of Iowa
v.
Elmer Scheckel

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Elmer Scheckel

Attorneys for Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

John J. Sullivan

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-2203
Date Published:
Apr 01, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Fayette County, Richard D. Stochl, Judge.  CONVICTION AFFIRMED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Ahlers, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Elmer Scheckel appeals from his Alford plea to third-degree fraudulent practice.  OPINION HOLDS: Counsel was not ineffective for allowing Scheckel to enter a plea because sufficient evidence supported the charge.  We remand for entry of a nunc pro tunc order to correct a scrivener’s error in the judgment entry.

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