Sentence Modification.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District IV

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Danielle Rose Melby

Case No.: 2018AP1930-CR

Officials: Fitzpatrick, P.J., Blanchard and Graham, JJ.

Focus: Sentence Modification

Danielle Melby appeals a judgment of conviction for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. She also appeals the circuit court's order denying her motion for postconviction relief.

The homicide charge against Melby arose out of an auto accident in which her boyfriend was killed as a result of Melby's intoxicated driving. Melby pled no contest to the charge. The circuit court sentenced Melby to a seven-year prison term consisting of three years of initial confinement and four years of extended supervision. In her postconviction motion, Melby argued that her sentence was based on inaccurate information and...

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