Case: 12-40354 Document: 00512239688 Page: 1 Date Filed: 05/13/2013
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT United States Court of Appeals
May 13, 2013
Summary Calendar Lyle W. Cayce
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
USDC No. 2:11-CR-1071-1
Before KING, CLEMENT, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges.
The attorney appointed to represent Samuel Palemon-Vargas 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). Palemon has not filed a response. He has been released from prison
and has been removed from the United States. 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
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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not
be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.
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review. Accordingly, counsel's motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED,
counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, and the APPEAL IS
DISMISSED in part as frivolous, see 5TH CIR. R. 42.2, and in part as moot. See
United States v. Rosenbaum-Alanis, 483 F.3d 381
, 382-83 (5th Cir. 2007).
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