Defendant's conviction and sentence for multiple crimes is affirmed as the trial court did not err in imposing the upper term of sentence as prior juvenile adjudications that are of increasing seriousness may be used in imposing the upper term under California Rules of Court, rule 4.421(b)(2).
Filed September 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Needham
For Appellant: Law Office of Paul Kleven
For Appelle: Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler, Senio Assistant Attorney General, Seth K. Schalit, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Catherine McBrien, Deputy Attorney General.