P. v. Garcia
Filed 5/13/13 P. v. Garcia CA2/2
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IN THE COURT OF
APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Garcia (defendant) appeals from the judgment entered following his conviction
by jury of one count of second degree
burglary of a vehicle (Pen. Code,
§ 459).href="#_ftn2" name="_ftnref2" title="">> Defendant admitted the truth
of an allegation under section 667.5,
subdivision (b) that he suffered a 2009 conviction for a violation of section
69, resisting an executive officer.
trial court sentenced defendant to the midterm of two years plus a consecutive
year for the prior conviction allegation, to be served in county jail. The trial court granted defendant 167 days of
actual credit and 167 days of conduct credits.
The court ordered victim restitution in the sum of $180.
appointed counsel to represent
defendant on this appeal. After
examination of the record, counsel filed an â€œOpening Briefâ€ containing an
acknowledgment that he had been unable to find any arguable issues. On January
15, 2013, we advised defendant that he had 30 days within which to
personally submit any contentions or issues that he wished us to consider. No response has been received to date.
record shows that Maria Ortiz was waiting to exit a driveway in her truck when
she saw defendant breaking the rear passenger window of a parked car. She saw defendant, who wore a blue backpack,
extract a black backpack and a plastic bag from the car. She called 911 and began following defendant,
who was riding a bicycle. She lost him
momentarily while still on the line with the dispatcher but then saw defendant
again inside a pedestrian tunnel. Ortiz
told the dispatcher she had found defendant.
Ortiz watched as defendant examined the contents of the black
backpack. When police arrived, defendant
rode rapidly toward them on his bicycle.
He suddenly turned into a residence and dropped the bicycle. Ignoring police commands to stop, defendant
ran into the house, through the kitchen, and outside a rear door with police in
pursuit. Evidence later showed that the
house was defendantâ€™s residence.
followed defendant over a wall and saw him enter a chicken coop. After approximately two minutes, he fled from
the coop. Police later found a blue
backpack, an iPod, and headphones near the chicken coop. The owner of the burglarized car identified
these items and a black backpack as his property. Police also found a motorcycle glove inside
defendant fled, police set up a perimeter and deployed canine units. A police dog alerted to a trailer in a
neighborâ€™s backyard. Defendant did not
reply to calls for him to exit the trailer and surrender, and the police dog
was sent inside the trailer. The dog put
a bite hold on defendantâ€™s arm.
Defendant was arrested and taken to a hospital. A spark plug was found in defendantâ€™s
pocket. A police officer testified that
spark plugs are often used to break automobile window glass.
positively identified defendant at the preliminary
hearing, at trial, and in a photographic lineup. She expressed slight doubt at the field
showup because defendant was not wearing a shirt. A shirt found in the area of the trailer
where defendant hid was offered to him during the booking process. Defendant at first denied it was his, but
then claimed the shirt. Defense motions
to exclude defendantâ€™s pre-Mirandahref="#_ftn3" name="_ftnref3" title="">>
statements about his ownership of the shirt and the evidence
of the canine handler were denied.
have examined the entire record, and we are satisfied that defendantâ€™s attorney
has fully complied with his responsibilities and that no href="http://www.mcmillanlaw.com/">arguable issues exist. (People
v. Wende (1979) 25 Cal.3d 436, 441.)
judgment is affirmed.
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