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Suspended sentence’s period started after prison release (access required)

Where the trial court suspended a portion of appellant’s sentences, “the period of suspension of the suspended sentences” began to run upon his release from prison and not, as he argues, upon the court’s pronouncement of the suspended sentence. As a result, the period was suspension was still running when the court revoked the suspended sentences ...