Appeal from the Superior Court in Mohave County. No. S8015CR2012-01513. The Honorable Derek C. Carlisle, Judge Pro Tem.
Arizona Attorney General's Office, Phoenix, By Michael T. O'Toole, Counsel for Appellee.
Office of the Legal Advocate, Kingman, By Jill L. Evans, Counsel for Appellant.
Judge Jon W. Thompson delivered the decision of the Court, in which Presiding Judge Maurice Portley and Judge Michael J. Brown joined.
¶1 Douglas Alan Cornman (defendant) appeals from his conviction and sentence for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, a class 2 felony. Finding no reversible error, we affirm.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
¶2 On the morning of November 29, 2012, police served a search warrant on defendant's home. Defendant and his wife were the only occupants. After defendant was read his Miranda rights, he agreed to speak with the police. Defendant first denied selling methamphetamine, then stated he only sold it to family and close friends. Defendant admitted that he had " a gram left" in his bedroom safe but told the police that his wife had nothing to do with any sales. At the police station, defendant was interviewed again. The following exchange occurred:
Detective: Do you remember your rights that I read to you up there at your house?
Defendant: I remember em.
Detective: Okay do you have any questions?
Defendant: Anything I might say might be used against me in a court of law so I can't say anything more.
Detective: Oh that's up to you, those are your rights and I just wanna, I want to come in here and ask some, get some clarifying questions and ask ...