Oscar Costilla Martinez v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 51st District Court of Tom Green County

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TEXAS COURT OF APPEALS, THIRD DISTRICT, AT AUSTIN NO. 03-05-00535-CR NO. 03-05-00536-CR Oscar Costilla Martinez, Appellant v. The State of Texas, Appellee FROM THE DISTRICT COURT OF TOM GREEN COUNTY, 51ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT NOS. A-05-0519-S & A-05-0520-S, HONORABLE JAY K. WEATHERBY, JUDGE PRESIDING MEMORANDUM OPINION Oscar Costilla Martinez filed motions to reduce his pretrial bail in these prosecutions for manufacture and delivery of controlled substances. Following a hearing, the motions were granted and bail was reduced from $350,000 to $300,000 in each cause. Martinez then filed notices of appeal to this Court. These are not habeas corpus proceedings. This Court does not have jurisdiction to entertain interlocutory appeals from orders on pretrial bail motions. Vargas v. State, 109 S.W.3d 26, 29 (Tex. App. Amarillo 2003, no pet.); Benford v. State, 994 S.W.2d 404, 409 (Tex. App. Waco 1999, no pet.); Ex parte Shumake, 953 S.W.2d 842, 846-47 (Tex. App. Austin 1997, no pet.). The appeals are dismissed. __________________________________________ Bea Ann Smith, Justice Before Justices B. A. Smith, Patterson and Puryear Dismissed for Want of Jurisdiction Filed: September 7, 2005 Do Not Publish 2