State v. Artis

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State v. Artis

Case Number
S-16-0464
Call Date
February 3, 2017
Court Number
Lancaster
Case Summary

S-16-0464, State v. Tareik Q. Artis (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Judge Lori Maret

Attorneys: Robert Wm. Chapin, Jr. (Appellant) --- Sarah E. Marfisi (Attorney General's Office)

Criminal: Plea: possession of a controlled substance; possession of a stolen firearm

Proceedings below: The court accepted Appellant's plea to the charges. He was sentenced 2 to 2 years for possession of a controlled substance and 15 to 20 years for possession of a stolen firearm. The sentences were ordered to be served consecutively.

Issues: The court erred in (1) imposing excessive sentences; (2) not ordering the sentences to run concurrently.