SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
March 23, 2012
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
ROBERT J. FULLEN, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Monroe County (Frank P. Geraci, Jr., A.J.), entered December 9, 2010.
People v Fullen
Decided on March 23, 2012
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.
PRESENT: SMITH, J.P., PERADOTTO, CARNI, AND SCONIERS, JJ.
The order determined that defendant is a level two risk pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act.
It is hereby ORDERED that the order so appealed from is unanimously affirmed without costs.
Defendant appeals from an order determining that he is a level two risk pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act (Correction Law § 168 et seq.). Defendant failed to preserve for our review his contention that he was entitled to a downward departure from his presumptive risk level on the ground that his release from jail without supervision was mitigated by the fact that he did not serve a long prison sentence (see People v Gilbert, 78 AD3d 1584, 1585-1586, lv denied 16 NY3d 704; People v Ratcliff, 53 AD3d 1110, lv denied 11 NY3d 708). In any event, there is no basis to disturb the court's determination inasmuch as defendant "failed to present clear and convincing evidence of special circumstances justifying a downward departure from his presumptive risk level" (People v Ferrara, 38 AD3d 1302, 1303, lv denied 8 NY3d 815).
Entered: March 23, 2012
Frances E. Cafarell Clerk of the Court
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