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Case No. 22-1507

State of Iowa
Jacob Lee Goble

Jacob Goble pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, third offense, in violation of Iowa Code section 124.401(5) (2021). The district court sentenced Goble to a period of incarceration, not to exceed five years. On appeal, Goble argued the district court improperly considered the timing of parole as a factor when imposing sentence. The court of appeals determined there was not an abuse of discretion by the district court and affirmed. Goble seeks further review.

Trial Court Case No.:


State of Iowa


Jacob Lee Goble

Attorneys for the Resister

Thomas E. Bakke
Anagha Dixit

Attorney for the Applicant

Christopher A. Clausen

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Jan 23, 2024 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 29, 2024

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 11, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Washington County, Shawn R. Showers, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Greer, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (3 pages)

            Jacob Goble appeals the sentence imposed by the district court following his guilty plea to possession of a controlled substance, third offense.  Goble argues the district court inappropriately considered parole when formulating his sentence.  OPINION HOLDS: We determine no abuse of discretion and affirm.

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