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Case No. 19-0980

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State of Iowa
Nicholas Ray Crotts


State of Iowa


Nicholas Ray Crotts

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Kent A. Simmons

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 21, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark Fowler, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (5 pages)

            Defendant appeals the sentence imposed for his conviction of domestic assault, third or subsequent offense.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the court considered multiple adequate factors and did not rely on clearly untenable or unreasonable grounds in deciding the mandatory minimum term of incarceration.  Therefore, we affirm the defendant’s sentence.

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