Defendant pleaded guilty to a drug offense pursuant to a plea agreement that contained an appeal waiver. Defendant appealed his above-guidelines sentence as substantively unreasonable.
Where defendant’s appeal fell within the scope of his appeal waiver, the court dismissed the appeal.
Appeal is dismissed.
U.S. v. Griffin (MLW No. 73582/Case No. 18-3352 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, per curiam) Appealed from U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Kays, J.