STATE OF ARIZONA v. JAMES STUART REICHERT

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Download PDF NOTICE: THIS DECISION DOES NOT CREATE LEGAL PRECEDENT AND MAY NOT BE CITED EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY APPLICABLE RULES. See Ariz. R. Supreme Court 111(c); ARCAP 28(c); Ariz. R. Crim. P. 31.24 FILED BY CLERK AUG 31 2010 COURT OF APPEALS DIVISION TWO IN THE COURT OF APPEALS STATE OF ARIZONA DIVISION TWO THE STATE OF ARIZONA, Appellee, v. JAMES STUART REICHERT, Appellant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 2 CA-CR 2010-0037 DEPARTMENT B MEMORANDUM DECISION Not for Publication Rule 111, Rules of the Supreme Court APPEAL FROM THE SUPERIOR COURT OF PIMA COUNTY Cause No. CR20092446 Honorable Charles S. Sabalos, Judge AFFIRMED Robert J. Hirsh, Pima County Public Defender By Rebecca A. McLean Tucson Attorneys for Appellant K E L L Y, Judge. ¶1 After a jury trial, appellant James Reichert was convicted of aggravated driving under the influence of an intoxicant (DUI) and driving with an alcohol concentration (AC) of .08 or greater, while his license was suspended, canceled, revoked, refused or restricted. He was convicted of additional counts of aggravated DUI based on the jury s finding that he had committed two or more DUI offenses within the eighty-four months preceding the offense charged. The trial court sentenced him to presumptive, enhanced, ten-year terms of imprisonment, to be served concurrently. 1 Counsel has filed a brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), State v. Leon, 104 Ariz. 297, 451 P.2d 878 (1969), and State v. Clark, 196 Ariz. 530, 2 P.3d 89 (App. 1999), avowing she has found no arguably meritorious issues to raise on appeal and asking this court to review the record for fundamental error. Reichert has not filed a supplemental brief. ¶2 We conclude substantial evidence supported findings of all the elements necessary for Reichert s convictions. See A.R.S. §§ 28-1381(A)(1),(2), 28- 1383(A)(1),(2). In sum, a witness testified she telephoned 9-1-1 when she saw Reichert, who had driven off the road, re-enter traffic going the wrong direction in the oncoming lane and speed through a stoplight. Further evidence established Reichert had an AC of .185 within two hours of driving, his license had been revoked, and he had been convicted of two separate aggravated DUI offenses in 2002, for which he had served more than two years in prison. Reichert s sentences were within the range authorized and were imposed in a lawful manner. See A.R.S. §§ 13-105(22)(a)(v), 13-703(C),(J). 1 As counsel has acknowledged, these enhanced sentences were imposed after a priors trial to determine Reichert s status as a repetitive offender. Although the trial court s sentencing minute entry characterizes these offenses as nonrepetitive, it is clear from the sentencing transcript that Reichert was sentenced as a category three repetitive offender under A.R.S. § 13-703(C). See State v. Hanson, 138 Ariz. 296, 304-05, 674 P.2d 850, 858-59 (App. 1983) ( Where there is a discrepancy between the oral sentence and the written judgment, the oral pronouncement of sentence controls. ). 2 ¶3 In our examination of the record pursuant to Anders, we have found no reversible error and no arguable issue warranting further appellate review. See Anders, 386 U.S. at 744. Accordingly, we affirm Reichert s convictions and sentences. /s/ Virginia C. Kelly VIRGINIA C. KELLY, Judge CONCURRING: /s/ Garye L. Vásquez GARYE L. Và SQUEZ, Presiding Judge /s/ J. William Brammer, Jr. J. WILLIAM BRAMMER, JR., Judge 3