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Case No. 19-0477

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State of Iowa
Ishmael Komeh


State of Iowa


Ishmael Komeh

Attorneys for Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Jack E. Dusthimer

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 07, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Linda M. Fangman, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (8 pages)

            Ishmael Komeh appeals his conviction for assault causing serious injury, possession of a firearm as a felon, and domestic abuse assault.  He claims trial counsel provided ineffective assistance, asserts inconsistent jury verdicts should have resulted in a new trial or dismissal of a charge, challenges the restitution provision, and claims the sentencing court abused its discretion in imposing consecutive sentences.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm.

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