October 19, 2012
STATE OF IDAHO, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,
ANTHONY WAYNE WALKER, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
Appeal from the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho, Ada County. Hon. Thomas F. Neville, District Judge.
2012 Unpublished Opinion No. 682
Stephen W. Kenyon, Clerk
THIS IS AN UNPUBLISHED OPINION AND SHALL NOT BE CITED AS AUTHORITY
Judgment of conviction and aggregate unified sentences of twenty years, with a minimum period of confinement of four years, for two counts of grand theft by possession of stolen property, affirmed.
Before GRATTON, Chief Judge; GUTIERREZ, Judge; and MELANSON, Judge
Anthony Wayne Walker pled guilty to two counts of grand theft by possession of stolen property. Idaho Code §§ 18-2403(4), 18-2407(1)(b). On the first count, the district court sentenced Walker to a unified term of ten years, with a minimum period of confinement of three years, to run concurrently with Walker's existing sentences for burglary. As to the second count, the district court imposed a unified term of ten years, with a minimum period of confinement of one year, to run consecutive to the sentence on the first count and concurrent with Walker's existing burglary sentences. The aggregate sentences imposed were twenty years with four years determinate to run concurrently with Walker's existing burglary sentences. Walker 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, Walker's judgment of conviction and sentences are affirmed.
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