United States v. Soto, 060217 FED9, 16-10277
|Party Name:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. RODOLFO LOPEZ SOTO, a.k.a. Francisco Carmelo Adames-Cruz, a.k.a. Rodolfo Lopez-Soto, Defendant-Appellant.|
|Judge Panel:||Before: HUG, FARRIS, and CANBY, Circuit Judges.|
|Case Date:||June 02, 2017|
|Court:||United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit|
NOT FOR PUBLICATION
Submitted May 31, 2017 [**]
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona D.C. No. 2:16-cr-00315-DLR-1 Douglas L. Rayes, District Judge, Presiding
Before: HUG, FARRIS, and CANBY, Circuit Judges.
Rodolfo Lopez Soto appeals from the district court's judgment and challenges his 37-month sentence for re-entry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), Soto's counsel has filed a brief stating that there are no grounds for relief, along with a motion to withdraw as counsel of record. No pro se supplemental brief or answering brief has been filed.
Soto has waived his right to appeal his conviction and sentence. Because the record discloses no arguable issue as to the validity of the appeal waiver, we dismiss the appeal. See United States v. Watson, 582 F.3d 974, 986-88 (9th Cir. 2009).
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