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, the court at sentencing determines beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant intentionally selected any victim or any property as the object of the offense of conviction because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation of any person, increase by 3 levels.
(b) (1) If the defendant knew or should have known that a victim of the offense was a vulnerable victim, increase by 2 levels. Subsection (a) applies to offenses that are hate crimes.
Note that special evidentiary requirements govern the application of this subsection.
Do not apply subsection (a) on the basis of gender in the case of a sexual offense.
The three suspects Joseph Rivera, 22, of Holyoke; Roberto Rivera, 31, of Holyoke; and Edwin Rivera, 32, of Marshill, N. They were arrested on Saturday at an apartment at 123 Cabot St.
Each is being held on ,000 cash bail for the assault and robbery charges. Rei was taken to Holyoke Medical Center for treatment of what initially was thought to be a medical issue. A Victim Impact Statement is a written or oral statement presented to the court at the sentencing of the defendant.Many times victims, their family members, and friends of the victim participate in both written and verbal statements.Holyoke police and state police detectives assigned to Gulluni's office began investigating the case as an assault and robbery and were able to identify two of three suspects in the assault.On Saturday, police learned that two of the suspects were staying at 123 Cabot St. While executing those warrants, they found the third suspect who was arrested as he attempted to flee, he said. Gulluni expressed his condolences to Rei's family and friends.I had met Shane and Maggie two-and-a-half months before.