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Case No. 21-1753

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State of Iowa
Iowa District Court for Woodbury County


State of Iowa


Iowa District Court for Woodbury County

Attorneys for Appellee

Zachary C. Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Ashley C. Stewart, Assistant Appellant Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 03, 2022

            Certiorari to the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Jeffrey A. Neary, Judge.  WRIT SUSTAINED, SENTENCE VACATED, AND CASE REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            On certiorari, the State challenges the legality of a criminal sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: The sentence imposed by the district court including only a fine was not legal.  We therefore sustain the writ of certiorari, vacate the sentence imposed, and remand for resentencing. 

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