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Case No. 21-0942

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State of Iowa
Walter Brown


State of Iowa


Walter Brown

Attorneys for Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Richard Hollis

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 16, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Andrea Dryer, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (7 pages)

A defendant appeals his conviction and sentence for possession with intent to distribute, claiming the district court violated his due process rights by not conducting an in-person plea colloquy.  He also contends the court improperly sentenced him to prison, rather than a term of probation.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm.

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