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Case No. 20-0126

State of Iowa
v.
Ryan Jacob Wieneke

Defendant appealed from the sentence imposed upon his plea of guilty to domestic abuse assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. See Iowa Code §§ 708.2A(1) and 708.2A(2)(c) (2020). He contended the district court abused its discretion by considering facts outside the record in imposing sentence. The court of appeals affirmed. Defendant seeks further review.

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Ryan Jacob Wieneke

Attorneys for Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Ashley Stewart, Assistant Appellate Defender

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

Non-Oral

Jan 07, 2021 11:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0126
Date Published:
Jan 22, 2021

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0126
Date Published:
Oct 07, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Benton County, Christopher L. Bruns, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (5 pages)

           

            Ryan Wieneke appeals the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to the charge of domestic abuse assault while displaying a dangerous weapon.  Wieneke argues the district court abused its discretion by considering facts outside the record, as evidenced by a remark the district court made when sentencing him.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court did not rely on an improper factor when sentencing Wieneke.  We affirm.

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