USA V. RUBEN SALAZAR-GUTIERREZ, No. 15-10317 (9th Cir. 2015)

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NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FILED FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT DEC 15 2015 MOLLY C. DWYER, CLERK UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, No. 15-10317 U.S. COURT OF APPEALS D.C. No. 2:15-cr-00348-GMS-1 v. MEMORANDUM* RUBEN SALAZAR-GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona G. Murray Snow, District Judge, Presiding Submitted December 11, 2015** Before: HUG, FARRIS, and CANBY, Circuit Judges. Ruben Salazar-Gutierrez appeals from the district court’s judgment and challenges his guilty-plea conviction and 33-month sentence for reentry after deportation, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), Salazar-Gutierrez’s counsel has filed a brief stating that there are * This disposition is not appropriate for publication and is not precedent except as provided by 9th Cir. R. 36-3. ** The panel unanimously concludes this case is suitable for decision without oral argument. See Fed. R. App. P. 34(a)(2). no grounds for relief, along with a motion to withdraw as counsel of record. We have provided Salazar-Gutierrez the opportunity to file a pro se supplemental brief. No pro se supplemental brief or answering brief has been filed. Salazar-Gutierrez has waived his right to appeal his conviction and sentence. Because the record discloses no arguable issue as to the validity of the appeal waiver, we dismiss the appeal. See United States v. Watson, 582 F.3d 974, 986-88 (9th Cir. 2009). Counsel’s motion to withdraw is GRANTED. DISMISSED. 2