Supreme Court Seal
South Carolina
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Site Map | Feedback
2004-UP-306 - State v. Lopez

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.

Ervin Lopez, Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
 James C. Williams, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-306
Submitted February 20, 2004 – Filed May 6, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Aileen P. Clare, 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; snd Solicitor Warren Blair Giese, of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Ervin Lopez was convicted of strong-arm robbery, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature (“ABHAN”), attempted grand larceny of a motor vehicle, and kidnapping.  He was sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment for strong-arm robbery, ten years imprisonment for ABHAN, five years imprisonment for attempted grand larceny, and life without parole for kidnapping, the sentences to run consecutively.  Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), Lopez’s counsel attached a petition to be relieved as counsel.  Lopez 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 Lopez’s appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED. [1]

GOOLSBY, HOWARD, and KITTREDGE, JJ., concurring.


[1] Because oral argument would not aid the Court in resolving any issue on appeal, we decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215 and 220(b)(2), SCACR.