NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT
December 18, 2008
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, RESPONDENT,
CHRIS MARTINEZ, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
Judgment, Supreme Court, New York County (Gregory Carro, J.), rendered September 19, 2007, convicting defendant, upon his guilty plea, of robbery in the first degree, and sentencing him to a term of 5 years, unanimously affirmed.
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Lippman, P.J., Tom, Buckley, Moskowitz, Renwick, JJ.
The court properly exercised its discretion in denying defendant's request for youthful offender treatment (see People v Drayton, 39 NY2d 580, 584 ), given the seriousness of the crime.
THIS CONSTITUTES THE DECISION AND ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT.
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