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The trial courts can admit evidence of uncharged crimes committed by the defendant if the subject evidence is inextricably interwoven with the narrative of events, and it is necessary background information to explain to the jury the relationship between the defendant and the complainant (see People v Vails, 43 NY2d 364; People v Dahlbender, 23 AD3d 493People v Samlal, 292 AD2d 400 and People v. World)

 

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