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United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Carlos Antonio CASTILLO-ROJO, aka Carlos Castillo-Rojo, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 19-10173

Decided: November 25, 2019

Before: CANBY, TASHIMA, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges. Christina Marie Cabanillas, Assistant U.S. Attorney, USTU-Office of the US Attorney, Tucson, AZ, for Plaintiff - Appellee Carlos Antonio Castillo-Rojo, Pro Se


Carlos Antonio Castillo-Rojo appeals from the district court’s judgment and challenges his guilty-plea conviction and 30-month sentence for reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967), Castillo-Rojo’s counsel has filed a brief stating that there are no grounds for relief, along with a motion to withdraw as counsel of record. We have provided Castillo-Rojo the opportunity to file a pro se supplemental brief. No pro se supplemental brief or answering brief has been filed.

Our independent review of the record pursuant to Penson v. Ohio, 488 U.S. 75, 80, 109 S.Ct. 346, 102 L.Ed.2d 300 (1988), discloses no arguable grounds for relief on direct appeal.

Counsel’s motion to withdraw is GRANTED.


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