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2004-UP-016 - State v. Pope

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Phillip Reed Pope, Jr.,        Appellant.


Appeal From Georgetown County
Paula H. Thomas, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-016
Submitted November 19, 2003 – Filed January 15, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Eleanor Duffy Cleary,  of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attonrey General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, of Columbia, and Solicitor John Gregory Hembree, of Conway, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Appellant, Phillip Reed Pope, Jr., was indicted for pointing and presenting a firearm, resisting arrest with a deadly weapon, unlawful conduct towards a child, criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, kidnapping, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.  Following a jury trial, Pope was convicted of pointing and presenting a firearm, resisting arrest with a deadly weapon, and unlawful conduct towards a child, but was acquitted of the remaining charges.  The trial judge sentenced Pope to concurrent terms of six years each on the resisting arrest and unlawful conduct charges, and three years for pointing and presenting a firearm.  We dismiss pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967) and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991).  Counsel’s petition to be relieved is granted.

APPEAL DISMISSED. 

HUFF, STILWELL, and BEATTY, JJ., concur.