THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK v. JAMEL COATES

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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, New York.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, Respondent, v. JAMEL K. COATES, Appellant.

108893

Decided: December 13, 2018

Before:  Garry, P.J., Egan Jr., Lynch, Aarons and Pritzker, JJ. Teresa C. Mulliken, Harpersfield, for appellant.

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER

Appeal from a judgment of the County Court of Broome County (Dooley, J.), rendered September 20, 2016, convicting defendant upon his plea of guilty of the crime of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.

In July 2016, defendant waived indictment and was charged in a superior court information with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.  In accordance with the plea agreement, he pleaded guilty to one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.  County Court thereafter imposed the agreed-upon sentence of five years in prison, followed by 21/212 years of postrelease supervision.  Defendant now appeals.

We affirm.  Defendant's sole argument on appeal is that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel due to counsel's failure to request a suppression hearing.  Defendant's challenge to counsel's motion practice, however, was forfeited by his guilty plea (see People v. Gorman, 165 AD3d 1349, 1350 [2018];  People v. Duggins, 161 AD3d 1445, 1446 [2018], lv denied 32 NY3d 937 [2018];  People v. Hummel, 127 AD3d 1506, 1507 [2015], lv denied 25 NY3d 1202 [2015] ).

Garry, P.J., Egan Jr., Lynch and Aarons, JJ., concur.

ORDERED that the judgment is affirmed.

Pritzker, J.