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2004-UP-297 - State v. Riser

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Bennie Riser, Appellant.


Appeal From Spartanburg County
 J. Derham Cole, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No.  2004-UP-297
Submitted February 23, 2004 – Filed May 5, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Senior Assistant Appellate Defender Wanda P. Hagler, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, of Columbia; and Solicitor Harold W. Gowdy, III, of Spartanburg, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Appellant pled guilty to  three counts of burglary an two counts of carjacking, three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, and one county of unlawful posession of a pistol.  He received an aggregate prison sentence of ninety years.  Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), appellant’s counsel attached a petition to be relieved.  Appellant filed a pro se  response.

After 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 this appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved. [1]

APPEAL DISMISSED.

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


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