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State of Idaho v. Diego Morales Peregrina

IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF IDAHO


October 19, 2012

STATE OF IDAHO,
PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,
v.
DIEGO MORALES PEREGRINA,
DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.

Appeal from the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho, Ada County. Hon. Darla S. Williamson, District Judge.

Per curiam.

2012 Unpublished Opinion No. 683

Stephen W. Kenyon, Clerk

THIS IS AN UNPUBLISHED OPINION AND SHALL NOT BE CITED AS AUTHORITY

Judgment of conviction and consecutive unified aggregate sentences of forty years, with a minimum period of confinement of twenty years, for two counts of aggravated battery, with enhancement, use of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm, affirmed.

Before GRATTON, Chief Judge; LANSING, Judge; and MELANSON, Judge

Diego Morales Peregrina was found guilty of two counts of aggravated battery, with enhancement, use of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm (I.C. § 18-3316). The district court sentenced Peregrina to a unified term of forty years, with a minimum period of confinement of twenty years for one count of aggravated battery, and enhanced by an additional determinate period of ten years for use of a firearm or deadly weapon; an indeterminate sentence of fifteen years for one count of aggravated battery; an indeterminate sentence of five years for unlawful possession of a firearm. All sentences are to run consecutive for a total unified sentence of forty years with twenty years determinate. Peregrina appeals asserting that the district court abused its discretion by imposing excessive sentences.

Sentencing is a matter for the trial court's discretion. Both our standard of review and the factors to be considered in evaluating the reasonableness of the sentence are well established and need not be repeated here. See State v. Hernandez, 121 Idaho 114, 117-18, 822 P.2d 1011, 1014- 15 (Ct. App. 1991); State v. Lopez, 106 Idaho 447, 449-51, 680 P.2d 869, 871-73 (Ct. App. 1984); State v. Toohill, 103 Idaho 565, 568, 650 P.2d 707, 710 (Ct. App. 1982). When reviewing the length of a sentence, we consider the defendant's entire sentence. State v. Oliver, 144 Idaho 722, 726, 170 P.3d 387, 391 (2007). Applying these standards, and having reviewed the record in this case, we cannot say that the district court abused its discretion.

Therefore, Peregrina's judgment of conviction and sentences are affirmed.

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