December 14, 2012
STATE OF IDAHO,
RAY FERDIN ALANIZ, JR.,
Appeal from the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho, Ada County. Hon. Michael E. Wetherell, District Judge.
2012 Unpublished Opinion No. 761
Stephen W. Kenyon, Clerk
THIS IS AN UNPUBLISHED OPINION AND SHALL NOT BE CITED AS AUTHORITY
Judgment of conviction and concurrent unified sentences of twenty-five years, with minimum periods of confinement of ten years, for two counts of sexual battery of a minor child sixteen or seventeen years of age, affirmed.
Before GRATTON, Chief Judge; GUTIERREZ, Judge; and MELANSON, Judge
Ray Ferdin Alaniz, Jr. pled guilty to two counts of sexual battery of a minor child sixteen or seventeen years of age. I.C. § 18-1508A. In exchange for his guilty plea, two additional charges were dismissed. The district court sentenced Alaniz to concurrent unified terms of twenty-five years, with minimum periods of confinement of ten years. Alaniz appeals.
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, Alaniz's judgment of conviction and sentences are affirmed.
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