Court of Appeals of Texas, Sixth District, Texarkana
On Appeal from the 145th District Court Nacogdoches County, Texas Trial Court No. F1219308
Before Morriss, C.J., Carter and Moseley, JJ.
Jacory Dewayne Bussey appeals from his conviction of possession of a controlled substance, a second degree felony, and possession of marihuana, a state jail felony. The clerk's record was filed October 16, 2013, and the reporter's record was filed September 5, 2013, making the appellant's brief due November 18, 2013. This deadline was extended once by this Court, to December 18, pursuant to counsel's first motion to extend time, with an order warning counsel that failing to provide specific examples and explanations for his requests for extension would result in the denial of his requests. Counsel has now filed a second motion to extend seeking an additional thirty days to file appellant's brief. This motion, like its predecessor, provides no explanation for the need for more time, other than general workload and a holiday. The reasons provided are inadequate to support the motion and do not comply with our prior order.
We have reviewed counsel's second motion to extend time as well as the appellate record, and we find no compelling information to convince us that this brief requires more time to prepare. The motion to extend time to file appellant's brief is overruled.
We order counsel to file appellant's brief with this Court on or ...