SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
February 10, 2009
THE PEOPLE, ETC., RESPONDENT,
DERRICK LORICK, APPELLANT.
Appeal by the defendant from a judgment of the County Court, Orange County (DeRosa, J.), rendered December 6, 2005, convicting him of robbery in the first degree, upon his plea of guilty, and imposing sentence.
Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.
PETER B. SKELOS, J.P., MARK C. DILLON, EDWARD D. CARNI and JOHN M. LEVENTHAL, JJ.
(Ind. No. 05-00428)
DECISION & ORDER
ORDERED that the judgment is reversed, on the law, the plea is vacated, and the matter is remitted to the County Court, Orange County, for further proceedings.
The plea minutes reveal that the defendant was not informed, prior to entering his plea, that his sentence would necessarily include a period of postrelease supervision. Therefore, the plea must be vacated (see People v Louree, 8 NY3d 541; People v Catu, 4 NY3d 242, 245; People v Bernard, 53 AD3d 586; People v Cook, 49 AD3d 777; People v Thompson, 47 AD3d 648).
In light of our determination, we need not reach the defendant's remaining contention that the sentence was excessive.
SKELOS, J.P., DILLON, CARNI and LEVENTHAL, JJ., concur.
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