STATE v. SANCHEZ

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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 UNDER ARIZONA RULE OF THE SUPREME COURT 111(c), THIS DECISION IS NOT PRECEDENTIAL AND MAY BE CITED ONLY AS AUTHORIZED BY RULE.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. JUAN AURELIO SANCHEZ, Petitioner. No. 1 CA-CR 18-0415 PRPC FILED 11-6-2018 Petition for Review from the Superior Court in Maricopa County No. CR2009-144687-001 The Honorable David O. Cunanan, Judge REVIEW GRANTED; RELIEF DENIED COUNSEL Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Phoenix By Diane Meloche Counsel for Respondent Juan Aurelio Sanchez, Florence Petitioner MEMORANDUM DECISION Presiding Judge Kenton D. Jones, Vice Chief Judge Peter B. Swann, and Judge David D. Weinzweig delivered the decision of the Court. STATE v. SANCHEZ Decision of the Court P E R C U R I A M: ¶1 Juan Sanchez 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 second successive petition. ¶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