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Case No. 19-0930

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State of Iowa
Joseph Benjamin Dobbe


State of Iowa


Joseph Benjamin Dobbe

Attorneys for Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Matthew J. Knipe (until withdrawal) and Aaron D. Hamrock

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 21, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, Lucy J. Gamon, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., May, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (10 pages)

            Joseph Dobbe appeals his various convictions claiming the district court should have granted his motion to dismiss for lack of speedy indictment and alleging he received ineffective assistance of counsel.  OPINION HOLDS: There was no speedy-indictment violation, and counsel was not ineffective.

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