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Case No. 19-0204

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State of Iowa
v.
Joseph Jackson III

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Joseph Jackson III

Attorneys for Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Kent A. Simmons

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0204
Date Published:
Aug 19, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Nancy S. Tabor, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., May, J., and Scott, S.J.  Tabor, J., takes no part.  Opinion by Scott, S.J.  (3 pages)

Joseph Jackson appeals his conviction of possession of contraband in a correctional institution, arguing the sentencing court erroneously concluded he was being sentenced “for a crime committed while confined in a detention facility or penal institution,” and as such ordering he serve his sentence consecutively to his already existing sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the sentence imposed.

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