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2008-UP-457 - State v. Bryant

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Patrick Percival Bryant, Appellant.


Appeal From Georgetown County
 John L. Breeden, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No.  2008-UP-457
Submitted August 1, 2008 – Filed August 7, 2008


APPEAL DISMISSED


Eleanor Duffy Cleary, South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense, Division 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, of Columbia; and Solicitor J. Gregory Hembree, Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, of Conway, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Patrick Percival Bryant appeals his conviction and sentence for criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, arguing the circuit court erred in admitting a police officer’s testimony that the victim stated she believed Bryant had a gun.  After a thorough review of the record and counsel’s brief 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] Bryant’s appeal and grant counsel’s motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

KONDUROS, J., CURETON, A.J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.


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