US v. Lance Tew


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--granting Motion to proceed under CJA [999940056-2] Originating case number: 6:14-cr-00133-HMH-2 Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000006257]. Mailed to: Lance Tew. [16-7215]

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Appeal: 16-7215 Doc: 9 Filed: 01/19/2017 Pg: 1 of 3 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 16-7215 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff – Appellee, and NED L. POLK, SR., Bondsman as to Mary Virginia Merritt; CRYSTAL MILLER GOMEZ, surety bondsman for Jessica Hollingsworth, Parties-in-Interest, v. LANCE C. TEW, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Greenville. Henry M. Herlong, Jr., Senior District Judge. (6:14-cr-00133-HMH-2) Submitted: January 17, 2017 Decided: January 19, 2017 Before NIEMEYER, TRAXLER, and KING, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Lance C. Tew, Appellant OFFICE OF THE UNITED Pro Se. William Jacob Watkins, Jr., STATES ATTORNEY, Greenville, South Appeal: 16-7215 Doc: 9 Filed: 01/19/2017 Pg: 2 of 3 Carolina, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. 2 Appeal: 16-7215 Doc: 9 Filed: 01/19/2017 Pg: 3 of 3 PER CURIAM: Lance C. Tew appeals the district court’s order denying his motion for a sentence § 3582(c)(2) (2012). reduction pursuant to 18 U.S.C. On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in the Appellant’s brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Tew’s informal brief does not challenge the basis for the district court’s disposition, Tew has forfeited appellate review of the court’s order. See Williams v. Giant Food Inc., 370 F.3d 423, 430 n.4 (4th Cir. 2004). Tew’s motion to proceed under the Accordingly, we grant Criminal affirm the district court’s judgment. Justice Act and We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 3

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