SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
February 18, 2011
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
KAREN MCLELLAN, ALSO KNOWN AS KAREN E. MCLELLAN, ALSO KNOWN AS KAREN SUMERISKI-MCLELLAN, ALSO KNOWN AS KAREN H. MCLELLAN,
Appeal from a judgment of the Genesee County Court (Robert C. Noonan, J.), rendered December 9, 2008.
People v Mclellan
Appellate Division, Fourth Department 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. Decided on February 18, 2011
PRESENT: CENTRA, J.P., CARNI, LINDLEY, GREEN, AND GORSKI, JJ.
The judgment convicted defendant, upon her plea of guilty, of aggravated driving while intoxicated.
It is hereby ORDERED that the judgment so appealed from is unanimously affirmed.
Memorandum: On appeal from a judgment convicting her upon her plea of guilty of aggravated driving while intoxicated (Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1192 [2-a] [a]; § 1193  [c] [former (i)]), defendant contends that County Court erred in delegating to its court attorney the responsibility of the court under Penal Law § 60.27 to determine the amount of restitution that defendant was obligated to pay. We reject that contention. Although defendant is correct that a court attorney is not authorized to conduct a restitution hearing (see People v Brusie, 70 AD3d 1395; People v Weber [appeal No. 2], 64 AD3d 1185), here there was no hearing because defendant entered into a stipulation with the prosecution concerning the amount of restitution owed, and the court attorney merely placed the stipulation on the record. The court thereafter properly ordered defendant to pay restitution in accordance with the terms of the stipulation. We have examined defendant's remaining contentions and conclude that they lack merit. Entered: February 18, 2011 Patricia L. Morgan Clerk of the Court
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