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Case No. 22-1736

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State of Iowa
Chase Brian Mead


State of Iowa


Chase Brian Mead

Attorney for the Appellee

Joshua A. Duden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John C. Heinicke

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 22, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, David M. Porter, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., Chicchelly, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (8 pages)

            Chase Mead appeals his convictions for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, and possession of a firearm as a felon.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude there is substantial evidence in the record to show Mead had constructive possession of the methamphetamine, marijuana, and firearm.  Also, the district court did not abuse its discretion in sentencing Mead.  We affirm his convictions and sentences.

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