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2004-UP-404 - State v. Linen

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.

John Linen,        Appellant.


Appeal From Williamsburg County
Clifton Newman, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-404
Submitted April 21, 2004 – Filed June 22, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Chief Attorney Daniel T. Stacey, 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 Cecil Kelley Jackson, of Sumter, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  John Linen (Appellant) pled guilty to armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.  He was sentenced to concurrent prison terms of fifteen years and five years, respectively.

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 BEATTY, JJ., concur.


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