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2009-UP-050 - In the Interest of Javon O.

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

In the Interest of Javon O., a juvenile under the age of seventeen, Appellant.


Appeal From Allendale County
 Peter R. Nuessle, Family Court Judge
 Jane D. Fender, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-050
Submitted January 2, 2009 - Filed January 15, 2009   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Eleanor Duffy Cleary, 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 I. McDuffie Stone, III, of Beaufort, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Javon O. appeals his indeterminate sentence not to exceed his twenty-first birthday for second-degree arson relating to an October 2005 burning of the Allendale County trailer office of the Department of Juvenile Justice.  He maintains the family court judge erred in failing to enter a directed a verdict due to insufficient evidence.  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.

Huff, Thomas, and Lockemy, JJ., concur.


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