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Case No. 20-1318

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State of Iowa
Michael T. Reicks


State of Iowa


Michael T. Reicks

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 21, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Mark R. Lawson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (5 pages)

            Michael Reicks appeals his indeterminate twenty-year prison sentence for two counts of sexual abuse in the third degree.  He contends the district court considered unproven offenses from the victim impact statements and abused its discretion by imposing consecutive terms.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court averred it was not considering any unproven allegations and instead weighed appropriate sentencing factors, we affirm. 

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