PEOPLE v. WILSON

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The PEOPLE, etc., respondent, v. Deshawn WILSON, appellant.

Decided: November 27, 2013

WILLIAM F. MASTRO, J.P., RUTH C. BALKIN, SANDRA L. SGROI, and SYLVIA O. HINDS–RADIX, JJ. Joseph R. Faraguna, Sag Harbor, N.Y., for appellant. Kathleen M. Rice, District Attorney, Mineola, N.Y. (Donald Berk of counsel; Matthew C. Frankel on the brief), for respondent.

Appeal by the defendant from a judgment of the County Court, Nassau County (Ricigliano, J.), rendered July 5, 2012, convicting him of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, upon his plea of guilty (Reilly, J.), and imposing sentence.

ORDERED that the judgment is affirmed.

The defendant's plea of guilty was entered voluntarily, knowingly, and intelligently (see People v. Fiumefreddo, 82 N.Y.2d 536, 543; People v. Lopez, 71 N.Y.2d 662, 666; People v. Harris, 61 N.Y.2d 9, 17).

The defendant received the effective assistance of counsel (see People v. Benevento, 91 N.Y.2d 708, 712; People v. Baldi, 54 N.Y.2d 137, 146–147).

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