Submitted June 16, 2014
Appeal from the Judgment of Sentence of the Court of Common Pleas, Potter County, Criminal Division, No. CP-53-CR-0000122-2012. Before MINOR, J.
Brent A. Petrosky, Public Defender, Lock Haven, for appellant.
Andy J. Watson, Assistant District Attorney, Coudersport, for Commonwealth, appellee.
Before: PANELLA, JENKINS and MUSMANNO, JJ.
Timothy James Matteson (" Matteson" ) appeals from the judgment of sentence imposed following his convictions of one count each of aggravated indecent assault of a child less than 13 years of age, indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age and corruption of minors. We affirm.
Following a jury trial, Matteson was found guilty of the above-mentioned crimes. The trial court sentenced Matteson to 120 to 240 months in prison on the aggravated indecent assault of a child conviction, following the Commonwealth's request for the mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years under 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 9718(a)(3).
Matteson filed a timely Notice of Appeal. The trial court ordered Matteson to file a Pennsylvania Rule of Appellate Procedure 1925(b) Concise Statement. Matteson
filed a timely Concise Statement and the trial court issued an Opinion.
On appeal, Matteson raises the following questions for our review:
I. Where a [trial] court sentences [a defendant] pursuant to a Commonwealth request to sentence to the mandatory minimum statute, is such a sentence proper in light of Alleyne v. United ...