Submitted: August 27, 2013
Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis
Before WOLLMAN, GRUENDER, and BENTON, Circuit Judges
Allen Brown, Jr. directly appeals the within-Guidelines-range sentence the district court imposed after he pled guilty to a firearm offense. His counsel has filed a brief under Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), requesting a review of Brown's sentence for reasonableness. Upon careful review, this court has found nothing in the record to suggest that any significant procedural error occurred at sentencing or that the district court imposed a substantively unreasonable sentence. See United States v. Feemster, 572 F.3d 455, 460-62 (8th Cir. 2009) (en banc) (when reviewing sentences, appellate court applies deferential abuse-of-discretion standard, ensuring that district court did not commit significant procedural error or impose substantively unreasonable sentence; if sentence is within Guidelines range, appellate court may, but is not required to, apply presumption of reasonableness).
This court has reviewed the record pursuant to Penson v. Ohio, 488 U.S. 75 (1988), and found no ...