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2008-UP-184 - State v. Abney

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Ted Edward Abney, Appellant.


Appeal From Newberry County
 Paul M. Burch, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-184
Submitted March 3, 2008 – Filed March 17, 2008


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Robert M. Dudek, 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 Jerry W. Peace, of Greenwood, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Ted Edward Abney (Appellant) was convicted of armed robbery and was sentenced to 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]

HUFF, KITTREDGE, and WILLIAMS, JJ., concur.


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