IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION FOR DISCHARGE OF SHANNON MARTINEK, CONSECUTIVE NO. 21915, FROM CENTRAL NEW YORK PSYCHIATRIC CENTER PURSUANT TO MENTAL HYGIENE LAW SECTION 10.09, PETITIONER-APPELLANT,
STATE OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF PAROLE, RESPONDENTS-RESPONDENTS.
Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Oneida County (Joseph E. Fahey, A.J.), entered March 16, 2012 in a proceeding pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law article 10. The order, among other things, continued petitioner's commitment to a secure treatment facility.
EMMETT J. CREAHAN, DIRECTOR, MENTAL HYGIENE LEGAL SERVICE, UTICA (MEGAN E. DORR OF COUNSEL), FOR PETITIONER-APPELLANT.
ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ALBANY (KATHLEEN M. TREASURE OF COUNSEL), FOR RESPONDENTS-RESPONDENTS.
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., SMITH, CENTRA, AND LINDLEY, JJ.
It is hereby ORDERED that said appeal is unanimously dismissed without costs.
Memorandum: Petitioner appeals from an order determining, inter alia, that he is a dangerous sex offender requiring continued confinement in a secure treatment facility pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law article 10. We dismiss the appeal as moot because a subsequent order has been entered that continues petitioner's confinement for another year (see Matter of ...