USA v. Juan Quelis, No. 15-41648 (5th Cir. 2016)

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Case: 15-41648 Document: 00513766476 Page: 1 Date Filed: 11/18/2016 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 15-41648 Summary Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED November 18, 2016 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee Lyle W. Cayce Clerk v. JUAN ALBERTO QUELIS, also known as Juan Quelis, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 5:15-CR-137-1 Before DAVIS, SOUTHWICK, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The attorney retained to represent Juan Alberto Quelis has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Quelis has filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record reflected therein, as well as Quelis’s response. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous issue for 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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. * Case: 15-41648 Document: 00513766476 Page: 2 Date Filed: 11/18/2016 No. 15-41648 appellate review. Accordingly, counsel’s motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED, counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, and the APPEAL IS DISMISSED. See 5TH CIR. R. 42.2. Counsel’s motion to withdraw based on a purported conflict and appoint new counsel or allow the defendant to represent his own interest is DENIED as moot. 2