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Court of Appeals of Texas, El Paso.

RIVER MASCARI, Appellant, v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, Appellee.

No. 08-16-00280-CR

Decided: January 25, 2017

Before McClure, C.J., Rodriguez, and Palafox, JJ.


River Mascari attempts to appeal the judgment adjudicating his guilt of burglary of a building. Appellant waived his right to a jury and entered a negotiated guilty plea. The trial court followed the plea bargain and placed Appellant on deferred adjudication community supervision for five years. The State later filed a motion to adjudicate alleging that Appellant had violated terms and conditions of community supervision. Appellant entered a negotiated plea of true and the trial court assessed punishment in accordance with the plea agreement at confinement for a term of eighteen months. We dismiss the appeal because the trial court's certification reflects that Appellant does not have a right to appeal.

An appeal must be dismissed unless a trial court's certification showing that the defendant has the right of appeal has been made part of the record. TEX.R.APP.P. 25.2(d). The trial court's certification states that the case “is a plea bargain case, and the defendant has NO right of appeal.” We notified Appellant's counsel that the trial court's certification showed that Appellant waived his right of appeal and asked him to file a response. Counsel filed a response stating that Appellant does not have the right of appeal. We have reviewed the record and find that the record supports the trial court's certification that Appellant does not have a right of appeal. Consequently, we are required to dismiss this appeal. See TEX.R.APP.P. 25.2(d); Chavez v. State, 183 S.W.3d 675, 680 (Tex.Crim.App. 2006). The appeal is dismissed.


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