STATE v. AREVALO

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NOTICE: NOT FOR OFFICIAL PUBLICATION. UNDER ARIZONA RULE OF THE SUPREME COURT 111(c), THIS DECISION IS NOT PRECEDENTIAL AND MAY BE CITED ONLY AS AUTHORIZED BY RULE. IN THE ARIZONA COURT OF APPEALS DIVISION ONE STATE OF ARIZONA, Respondent, v. ARTURO AREVALO, Petitioner. No. 1 CA-CR 18-0297 PRPC FILED 9-13-2018 Petition for Review from the Superior Court in Maricopa County No. CR2003-008555-001 The Honorable Karen L. O’Connor, Judge REVIEW GRANTED; RELIEF DENIED COUNSEL Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Phoenix By Diane Meloche Counsel for Respondent Arturo Arevalo, Kingman Petitioner MEMORANDUM DECISION Presiding Judge Kenton D. Jones, Judge Michael J. Brown, and Judge Jon W. Thompson delivered the decision of the Court. STATE v. AREVALO Decision of the Court P E R C U R I A M: ¶1 Arturo Arevalo seeks review of the superior court’s order dismissing his petition for post-conviction relief, filed pursuant to Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 32.1. This is the petitioner’s seventh successive petition since he was re-sentenced in 2007. ¶2 Absent an abuse of discretion or error of law, this Court will not disturb a superior court’s ruling on a petition for post-conviction relief. State v. Gutierrez, 229 Ariz. 573, 576-77, ¶ 19 (2012). It is the petitioner’s burden to show that the superior court abused its discretion in denying the petition. See State v. Poblete, 227 Ariz. 537, 538, ¶ 1 (App. 2011). ¶3 We have reviewed the record in this matter, the superior court’s order denying the petition for post-conviction relief, and the petition for review. We find that the petitioner has not shown any abuse of discretion. ¶4 Accordingly, we grant review and deny relief. AMY M. WOOD • Clerk of the Court FILED: AA 2