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Case No. 21-1300

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State of Iowa
v.
Deanthony Allen Echols

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Deanthony Allen Echols

Attorneys for Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Raya D. Dimitrova

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-1300
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022
Summary

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

            Deanthony Echols appeals his sentence for two counts of domestic abuse assault and harassment in the first degree, alleging the district court abused its sentencing discretion in not granting probation.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court weighed many factors, including the need to deter future violence against the two victims, we find a proper exercise of discretion and affirm. 

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