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 Supreme Court
The State, Respondent,
Christopher W. Ashe, Appellant.
Appeal From Lexington County
Ralph F. Cothran, Circuit Court Judge
Memorandum Opinion No. 2008-MO-015
Heard February 20, 2008 – Filed March 24, 2008
Robert T. Williams, Sr., of Williams, Hendrix, Steigner & Brink, of Lexington, for Appellant.
Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Senior Assistant Attorney General Norman Mark Rapoport, and Assistant Attorney General Michelle J. Parsons, all of Columbia, and Solicitor Donald V. Myers, of Lexington, for Respondent.
PER CURIAM: Affirmed pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authorities: State v. McCord, 349 S.C. 477, 562 S.E.2d 689 (Ct. App. 2002) (no suppression where physical evidence would inevitably have been discovered); State v. Bultron, 318 S.C. 325, 457 S.E.2d 616 (Ct. App. 1995)(no error in denial of directed verdict motion) distinguished on other grounds Anderson v. State, 338 S.C. 629, 527 S.E.2d 398 (Ct. App. 2000).
TOAL, C.J., MOORE, WALLER, PLEICONES and BEATTY, JJ., concur.