USA v. Alberto Soto-Rueda, No. 16-40883 (5th Cir. 2017)

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Case: 16-40883 Document: 00513882841 Page: 1 Date Filed: 02/21/2017 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-40883 Conference Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED February 21, 2017 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee Lyle W. Cayce Clerk v. ALBERTO SOTO-RUEDA, also known as Alberto Soto-Ruela, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 5:15-CR-1408-1 Before JOLLY, PRADO, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Alberto Soto-Rueda 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). Soto-Rueda has not filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record reflected therein. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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: 16-40883 Document: 00513882841 Page: 2 Date Filed: 02/21/2017 No. 16-40883 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