USA v. Hernan Lazo-Mendez, No. 16-40598 (5th Cir. 2016)

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Case: 16-40598 Document: 00513784263 Page: 1 Date Filed: 12/05/2016 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-40598 Summary Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED December 5, 2016 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. HERNAN ADALBERTO LAZO-MENDEZ, also known as German LazoMendez, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 7:15-CR-1786-1 Before HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Hernan Adalberto Lazo-Mendez 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). Lazo-Mendez has not filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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: 16-40598 Document: 00513784263 Page: 2 Date Filed: 12/05/2016 No. 16-40598 reflected therein. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous issue for 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. 2