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2004-UP-321 - State v. Chapman
SCREENING MEMORANDUM

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.

Terry Chapman,        Appellant.


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


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-321
Submitted March 19, 2004 – Filed May 14, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Tara S. Taggart, Office of Appellate Defense, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Barbara R. Morgan, of Aiken, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Terry Chapman was given one ten-year and two fifteen-year sentences after pleading guilty to various charges stemming a car accident that resulted in the deaths of two passengers in a car Chapman was driving. Chapman now appeals, arguing that his plea was involuntary.  Counsel for Chapman attached to the final brief a petition to be relieved as counsel. Chapman did not file a separate pro se response. 

After a review of the record as required by Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991), we hold there are no directly appealable issues that are arguable on their merits.  Accordingly, we dismiss Chapman’s appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

GOOLSBY, HOWARD, and BEATTY, JJ., concur.