Supreme Court Seal
South Carolina
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Site Map | Feedback
2004-UP-124 - State v. Anderson

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Rufus Julius Anderson,        Appellant.


Appeal From Greenville County
C. Victor Pyle, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-124
Submitted December 23, 2003 – Filed February 25, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Senior Assistant Appellate Defender Wanda H. Haile, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Robert M. Ariail, of Greenville, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Rufus Anderson (Appellant) pled guilty to resisting arrest, purse snatching, receiving stolen goods, malicious injury to personal property, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, financial transaction card fraud, financial transaction card theft, and three counts of attempted financial transaction card fraud.  He was sentenced to an aggregate period of twenty years imprisonment.  On appeal, counsel for Appellant has filed a brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), asserting that there were no meritorious grounds for appeal and requesting permission to withdraw from further representation.  Appellant has not filed a pro se response. 

After a thorough review of the record pursuant to Anders and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991), we dismiss the appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED. [1]

GOOLSBY, HOWARD, and KITTREDGE, JJ., concur.


[1] We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.