Jose Alexis Rivera v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 277th District Court of Williamson County

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TEXAS COURT OF APPEALS, THIRD DISTRICT, AT AUSTIN NO. 03-06-00612-CR Jose Alexis Rivera, Appellant v. The State of Texas, Appellee FROM THE DISTRICT COURT OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, 277TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT NO. 05-123-K277, HONORABLE KEN ANDERSON, JUDGE PRESIDING MEMORANDUM OPINION Jose Alexis Rivera seeks to appeal from a judgment of conviction for credit card abuse. Sentence was imposed on August 22, 2006. Without a timely motion for new trial, the deadline for perfecting appeal was September 21. Tex. R. App. P. 26.2(a)(1). Notice of appeal was filed on September 25. No extension of time for filing notice of appeal was requested. Tex. R. App. P. 26.3. There is no indication that notice of appeal was properly mailed to the district clerk within the time prescribed by rule 26.2(a). Tex. R. App. P. 9.2(b). Under the circumstances, we lack jurisdiction to dispose of the purported appeal in any manner other than by dismissing it for want of jurisdiction. See Slaton v. State, 981 S.W.2d 208 (Tex. Crim. App.1998); Olivo v. State, 918 S.W.2d 519, 522-23 (Tex. Crim. App. 1996). The appeal is dismissed. G. Alan Waldrop, Justice Before Justices B. A. Smith, Pemberton and Waldrop Dismissed for Want of Jurisdiction Filed: October 31, 2006 Do Not Publish 2