September 16, 2015.
Kristine C. Hanly, Esq., The Law Office of Kristine C. Hanly,
LLC, Portland, for appellant Brandon C. Hayes.
T. Mills, Attorney General, and Donald W. Macomber, Asst.
Atty. Gen., Office of the Attorney General, Augusta, for
appellee State of Maine.
C. Hanly, Esq., for appellant Brandon C. Hayes.
W. Macomber, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellee State of Maine.
SAUFLEY, C.J., and ALEXANDER, MEAD, JABAR, HJELM, and
[¶1] Brandon C. Hayes appeals from a
judgment of the Unified Criminal Docket (Cumberland County,
Kelly, J. ) committing Hayes to jail pursuant to
17-A M.R.S. § 1304(3) (2015) for intentionally or
knowingly refusing to pay fines assessed against him
following his guilty pleas in 2008 and 2009. We dismiss the
appeal because a section 1304 hearing is a post-conviction
proceeding, and Hayes's sole avenue for appeal is through
post-conviction review in the Superior Court.
[¶2] On April 28, 2008, Brandon Hayes was
charged by complaint with theft by unauthorized taking or
transfer (Class E), 17-A M.R.S. § 353(1)(A) (2015). He
pleaded guilty to the charge on May 16, 2008. Hayes was
ordered to pay a total of ...