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Case No. 22-1507

State of Iowa
v.
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.

County:
Washington
Trial Court Case No.:
SRIN012420

Resister

State of Iowa

Applicant

Jacob Lee Goble

Attorneys for the Resister

Thomas E. Bakke
Anagha Dixit

Attorney for the Applicant

Christopher A. Clausen

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

Non-Oral

Jan 23, 2024 1:30 PM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-1507
Date Published:
Mar 29, 2024

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-1507
Date Published:
Oct 11, 2023
Summary

            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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