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2008-UP-660 - State v. Taste

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Rashaun L. Taste, Appellant.


Appeal From Orangeburg County
J. Michael Baxley, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-660
Submitted December 1, 2008 – Filed December 4, 2008   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Robert M. Pachak, 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 David M. Pascoe, Jr., of Summerville; for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Rashaun Taste appeals his convictions and sentences for criminal domestic violence, failure to stop for a blue light, and resisting arrest.  Taste argues his guilty plea did not comply with the mandates set forth in Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1969), and insufficient facts existed to support his guilty plea.  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 the appeal and grant counsel’s motion to be relieved.[1]

APPEAL DISMISSED.

HEARN, C.J., SHORT and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.   


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