USA v. Jose Trejo
UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [12-41294 Affirmed ] Judge: EHJ , Judge: PRO , Judge: JEG Mandate pull date is 07/09/2013 for Appellant Jose Fidencio Trejo; granting motion for summary affirmance filed by Appellant Mr. Jose Fidencio Trejo [7306420-2] [12-41294]
Date Filed: 06/18/2013
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
United States Court of Appeals
FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
June 18, 2013
Lyle W. Cayce
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
JOSE FIDENCIO TREJO, also known as Jose Trejo-Gonzalez,
Appeals from the United States District Court
for the Southern District of Texas
USDC No. 7:11-CR-1669-1
Before JONES, OWEN, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges.
Appealing the judgment in a criminal case, Jose Fidencio Trejo raises an
argument that he concedes is foreclosed by United States v. Betancourt, 586 F.3d
303, 308-09 (5th Cir. 2009), which held that knowledge of drug type and quantity
is not an element of the offense under 21 U.S.C. § 841. The appellant’s motion
for summary disposition is GRANTED, and the judgment of the district court is
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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not
be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.
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