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Case No. 23-0785

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State of Iowa
Edwin Allen III


State of Iowa


Edwin Allen III

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nicholas A. Sarcone

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 24, 2024

            Discretionary review from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Brendan Greiner, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED WITH DIRECTIONS.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Schumacher, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (7 pages)

            Edwin Allen III appeals the sentence imposed following his plea of guilty, challenging the use of information by the district court without providing him notice.  OPINION HOLDS: On discretionary review, because the court considered matters outside the record without notice to Allen prior to sentencing, we reverse and remand for resentencing.

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