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2008-UP-026 - State v. Capers

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.

Allen J. Capers, Appellant.


Appeal From Charleston County
 Edward B. Cottingham, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-026
Submitted January 2, 2008 – Filed January 10, 2008


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Eleanor Duffy Cleary, of the South Carolina Commission on Indigent 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 Ralph E. Hoisington, of Charleston, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Allen J. Capers (Appellant) pled guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping and armed robbery and received concurrent sentences of twenty-six years in prison.  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]

HEARN, C.J., and KITTREDGE and THOMAS, JJ., concur.


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