No. 2 CA-CR 2013-0442.

335 P.3d 1142 (2014)

The STATE of Arizona, Appellee, v. Eslyn Adrian VILLA, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 2.

October 14, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas C. Horne , Arizona Attorney General, Joseph T. Maziarz , Section Chief Counsel, Phoenix, By Amy M. Thorson , Assistant Attorney General, Tucson, Counsel for Appellee.

Heard Law Firm By James L. Heard , Mesa, Counsel for Appellant.

Judge HOWARD authored the opinion of the Court, in which Judge VÁSQUEZ and Judge BRAMMER concurred.


HOWARD, Judge.

¶ 1 Eslyn Villa was convicted of possession of a dangerous drug for sale and conspiracy following a jury trial. On appeal, he argues the trial court abused its discretion by instructing the jury on a lesser-included offense while the jury was deliberating and that doing so denied his constitutional rights to an effective closing argument. Because we find no error, we affirm.

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