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United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Jason COOPER, also known as Joshua O’Neil Cooper, Defendant-Appellant

No. 18-60798

Decided: September 18, 2019

Before CLEMENT, GRAVES, and OLDHAM, Circuit Judges. Shundral Hobson Cole, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Gaines H. Cleveland, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, for Plaintiff - Appellee Jason Cooper, Pro Se

The attorney appointed to represent Jason Cooper has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Cooper’s pro se motion for the appointment of new counsel is DENIED; his pro se response, which we construe as including a motion to consider his response despite its untimeliness, is GRANTED. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record reflected therein, as well as Cooper’s response. 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.



PER CURIAM:* FN* Pursuant to 5th Cir. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5th Cir. R. 47.5.4.

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