USA v. Alfonso Mejia-Gonzalez, No. 13-40020 (5th Cir. 2013)Annotate this Case
Case: 13-40020 Document: 00512312486 Page: 1 Date Filed: 07/18/2013 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Fifth Circuit FILED No. 13-40020 Summary Calendar July 18, 2013 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff Appellee, v. ALFONSO MEJIA-GONZALEZ, Defendant Appellant. Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 7:12-CR-793-1 Before KING, OWEN, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* Appealing the judgment in a criminal case, Alfonso Mejia-Gonzalez raises an argument that he concedes is foreclosed by United States v. Betancourt, 586 F.3d 303, 308-09 (5th Cir. 2009), which held that knowledge of drug type and quantity is not an element of the offense under 21 U.S.C. § 841. The appellant s motion for summary disposition is GRANTED, and the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED. * Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4.