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ISAIAH MOTHERSHED SENTENCED (UPDATE)

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ISAIAH MOTHERSHED WILL SERVE UP TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON ON CHARGES OF ATTEMPTED MURDER AND FIRST DEGREE ROBBERY.

THE 19 YEAR OLD SIOUX CITY MAN WAS SENTENCED TUESDAY
IN WOODBURY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY BY A JURY LAST MONTH ON SIX CHARGES, INCLUDING THE SHOOTING OF CITY POLICE OFFICER RYAN MORITZ IN FEBRUARY.

OFFICER MORITZ, A 15 YEAR VETERAN WITH THE POLICE, WAS THE ONLY ONE OF MOTHERSHED’S VICTIM’S TO MAKE A STATEMENT AT THE SENTENCING:


OC………CONVICTED OF. :28

MOTHERSHED’S FATHER THEODORE SPOKE ON HOW ISAIAH’S MOTHER DIED OF CANCER AND HOW HE WAS RAISED BY HIS GRANDMOTHER BECAUSE HIS FATHER WAS OFTEN AWAY WORKING CONSTRUCTION JOBS.

ISAIAH MOTHERSHED GAVE A SHORT STATEMENT OF HIS OWN BEFORE SENTENCE WAS PRONOUNCED:


OC……..GIVE ME JUSTICE. :05

JUDGE STEVEN ANDREASEN SENTENCED MOTHERSHED TO TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS OF 17 1/2 TO 25 YEARS, COMBINING THE TWO ATTEMPTED MURDER COUNTS AND THE FOUR ROBBERY COUNTS.


OC……FURTHER OFFENSES. ;11

JUDGE ANDREASEN DENIED MOTIONS FROM MOTHERSHED’S ATTORNEY, MATTHEW METZGAR, FOR A NEW TRIAL AND ACQUITTAL OF HIS CLIENT.