USA v. Edison Tapia-Chavez


UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [16-40600 Dismissed as Frivolous] Judge: EGJ, Judge: JES, Judge: JEG. Mandate pull date is 01/13/2017 for Appellant Edison Adan Tapia-Chavez; granting motion to withdraw as counsel filed by Mr. Timothy William Crooks [8305072-2] [16-40600]

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Case: 16-40600 Document: 00513811364 Page: 1 Date Filed: 12/23/2016 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-40600 Summary Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED December 23, 2016 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff–Appellee, versus EDISON ADAN TAPIA-CHAVEZ, Defendant–Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 7:15-CR-1770-1 Before JOLLY, SMITH, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Edison Tapia- 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * Case: 16-40600 Document: 00513811364 Page: 2 Date Filed: 12/23/2016 No. 16-40600 Chavez has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Tapia-Chavez has not filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and relevant portions of the record. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous issue for appellate review. Accordingly, the motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED, counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, and the appeal is DISMISSED. See 5TH CIR. R. 42.2. 2

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