State v. Dehning

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State v. Dehning

Case Number
Call Date
March 30, 2017
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Case Summary

S-16-0761, State v. Eddie H. Dehning (Appellant)

Deuel County, Judge Derek C. Weimer

Attorneys: Steven E. Elmshaeuser (Appellant) --- Joe Meyer (Attorney General's Office)

Criminal: Exploitation of a vulnerable adult; theft by unlawful taking

Proceedings below: A jury returned a verdict of guilty on both accounts. He was sentenced to 60 to 60 months for Count I with a consecutive sentence of 5 to 10 years. The sentences were also ordered to be served consecutively to another criminal case.

Issues: 1. The evidence was insufficient to prove he was guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. 2. The sentence imposed was excessive.