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In New York, the sentence for Class D felony offenses is 2 to 7 years. The minimum and maximum sentence for felony offenses can be enhanced for any crime of a violent nature or one with aggravated circumstances, and reduced for mitigating circumstances. When determining a sentence the court takes into account the nature of the crime and the character and history of the offender.
It is possible that your sentence was enhanced for some reason. The most common enhancement is being a repeat offender or one of the following:
Early release is not prohibited under NY law. However, it is only available under certain circumstances (https://www.parole.state.ny.us/intro_handbook.html - see #27).
It is not likely that you're eligible since you're a repeat offender.