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2005-UP-447 - State v. Dowdle

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Odell Dowdle, Appellant.


Appeal From Spartanburg County
 Larry R. Patterson, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No.  2005-UP-447
Submitted July 1, 2005 – Filed July 15, 2005


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Eleanor Duffy Cleary, 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, Office of the Attorney General, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Harold W. Gowdy, III,  of Spartanburg, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Odell Dowdle appeals a conviction pursuant to a guilty plea of three counts of armed robbery and one count of breach of trust.  Dowdle filed a pro se brief.  Dowdle’s counsel filed a petition to be relieved as counsel.  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[1] the appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

ANDERSON, STILWELL, and WILLIAMS, JJ., concur.


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