New York Supreme and/or Appellate Courts Appellate Division, First Department
January 15, 2013
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, RESPONDENT,
STACEY SANCHEZ, ETC., DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
People v Sanchez
Decided on January 15, 2013
Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
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Saxe, J.P., Renwick, Freedman, Roman, Gische, JJ.
Order, Supreme Court, New York County (Cassandra Mullen, J.), entered on or about March 2, 2011, which adjudicated defendant a level two sexually violent offender pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act (Correction Law art 6-C), unanimously affirmed, without costs.
Since defendant did not ask the hearing court for a downward departure from his presumptive risk level, that claim is unpreserved (see People v Arps, 65 AD3d 939 [1st Dept 2009]). In any event, we find no basis for such a departure (see generally People v Pettigrew, 14 NY3d 406, 409 ; People v Mingo, 12 NY3d 563, 568 n 2 ). The mitigating factors cited by defendant are outweighed by factors presenting a risk of future recidivism.
THIS CONSTITUTES THE DECISION AND ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT.
ENTERED: JANUARY 15, 2013
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