Appeal from the 19th Judicial District Court In and for the
Parish of East Baton Rouge State of Louisiana Trial Court No.
02-15-0398 Honorable Richard "Chip" Moore, Judge
C. Moore, III District Attorney Monisa L. Thompson Assistant
District Attorney Baton Rouge, LA Attorneys for Appellee,
State of Louisiana
Prentice L. White Baton Rouge, LA Attorney for Defendant
-Appellant, Karly Mackenzie Pabst
BEFORE: WHIPPLE, C.J., McCLENDON, AND HIGGINBOTHAM, JJ.
defendant, Karly Mackenzie Pabst, was charged by bill of
information with harboring or concealing a sex offender, a
violation of La. R.S. 15:551. The defendant pled not guilty.
The defendant subsequently withdrew her not guilty plea and,
at a Boykin hearing, pled guilty to the amended charge of
inciting a felony in violation of La. R.S.
l4;28. See Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S.
238, 242, 89 S.Ct. 1709, 1712, 23 L.Ed.2d 274 (1969). The
court deferred imposition of sentence, and placed the
defendant on supervised probation for three years; the court
also ordered the defendant to pay a $300 fine.
defendant subsequently absconded from her supervised
probation. Her probation was revoked, and the court sentenced
her to two years imprisonment at hard labor. The defendant
the defendant pled guilty, the facts were not developed. At
the Boykin hearing, the following information was provided:
[On or about October 22, 2014], Sheriffs officers along with
members of the United States Marshal Union Task Force were
attempting to execute two lawfully issued arrest warrants for
her boyfriend, Mr. Robert Ruiz. He's a sex offender, and
they were attempting to execute a warrant to that affect
[sic]. They made contact with her at her residence. They had
reason to believe that Mr. Ruiz was in the residence. She
lied to the police. She lied to the marshal and was
ultimately found to be harboring Mr. Ruiz. He was found in
counsel for the defendant has filed a motion to withdraw from
the case. In accordance with the procedures outlined in
Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738,
744-745, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 1400, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967);
State v. Jyles, 96-2669 (La. 12/12/97), 704 So.2d
241 (per curiam); and State v. Benjamin,
573 So.2d 528, 530-531 (La.App. 4th Cir. 1990),
appellate counsel has filed a supporting brief to the motion
to withdraw averring that, after a conscientious and thorough
review of the record, he has found no nonfrivolous issues for
appeal and no ruling of the trial court that arguably
supports an appeal.
counsel has notified the defendant of the filing of this
motion and informed her of her right to file a pro se brief.
The defendant has not filed a pro se brief with this court.
court has performed an independent, thorough review of the
pleadings, minute entries, bill of information, and
transcripts in the appeal record. The defendant was properly
charged by bill of information with harboring or concealing a
sex offender, a violation of La. R.S. 15:551; and she
subsequently pled guilty, after being fully informed of her
rights, to an amended charge of inciting a felony, a
violation of La. R.S. 14:28. The bill of information was
signed by the District Attorney or an assistant district
attorney. The defendant was present and ...