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2004-UP-220 - State v. Clifton

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Vashon Louis Clifton,        Appellant.


Appeal From York County
Lee S. Alford, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-220
Submitted January 29, 2004 – Filed March 30, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Senior Assistant Appellate Defender Wanda P. Hagler, S.C. Office of Appellate Defense, 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 Thomas E. Pope, of York, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Vashon Louis Clifton (Appellant) was convicted of possession of powdered cocaine.  He was sentenced to five years in prison and fined $5,000. 

On appeal, counsel for Appellant has filed a final brief along with a petition to be relieved as counsel.  Appellant has not filed a pro se response.  After a thorough review of the record pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967) 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]

GOOSLBY, HOWARD, and KITTREDGE, JJ., concur.


[1]   This case is decided without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.