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2009-UP-218 - State v. Williams

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Michael Williams, Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
 John C. Few, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-218
Submitted April 1, 2009 – Filed May 20, 2009   


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, Solicitor Warren B. Giese, all of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Michael Williams appeals his guilty pleas and sentences for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of kidnapping.  He argues his guilty pleas failed to comply with the mandates set forth in Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1969).  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., PIEPER and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


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