USA v. Elias Mejia


UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [16-51166 Dismissed as Frivolous] Judge: EGJ, Judge: PEH, Judge: JWE. Mandate pull date is 09/08/2017 for Appellant Elias Mejia; granting motion to withdraw as counsel filed by Mr. Bradford W. Bogan [8419547-2] [16-51166]

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Case: 16-51166 Document: 00514121983 Page: 1 Date Filed: 08/18/2017 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-51166 Conference Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED August 18, 2017 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee Lyle W. Cayce Clerk v. ELIAS MEJIA, also known as Elias Rallas-Mejia, also known as Francisco Coronel-Deniz, also known as Miguel Mejia Vasquez, also known as Elais M. Rayas, also known as Antonio Vasquez-Mejia, also known as Elias Reyes Mejia, also known as Jose Barajas, also known as Antonio Rayas Mejia, also known as Miguel Vasquez-Vasquez, also known as Elias Antonio Mejia-Rayas, also known as Elias Rayas Mejia, also known as Antonio Mejia-Rayas, also known as Elias Rayas-Mejia, also known as Miguel Vasquez-Mejia, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas USDC No. 5:14-CR-961-1 Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM, and ELROD, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Elias Mejia has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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: 16-51166 Document: 00514121983 Page: 2 Date Filed: 08/18/2017 No. 16-51166 California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Mejia has not filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record reflected therein. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous issue for appellate review. Accordingly, counsel’s 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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