USA v. Oscar Mendez, Jr.


UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [17-10783 Dismissed as frivolous] Judge: PEH , Judge: EHJ , Judge: JES Mandate issue date is 04/03/2018 for Appellant Oscar Lucio Mendez Jr.; granting Motion to withdraw as counsel filed by Mr. Jerry Van Beard, Esq. [8621244-2] [17-10783]

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Case: 17-10783 Document: 00514382800 Page: 1 Date Filed: 03/12/2018 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 17-10783 Summary Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED March 12, 2018 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. OSCAR LUCIO MENDEZ, JR., Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas USDC No. 6:09-CR-34-1 Before HIGGINBOTHAM, JONES, and SMITH, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Oscar Lucio Mendez, Jr., 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). Mendez 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 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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: 17-10783 Document: 00514382800 Page: 2 Date Filed: 03/12/2018 No. 17-10783 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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