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2009-UP-230 - In The Interest of Rashad I.

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 Rashad I., A Minor Under The Age Of Seventeen, Appellant.


Appeal From Laurens County
 Joseph W. McGowan, III, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-230
Submitted May 1, 2009 – Filed May 27, 2009  


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Kathrine H. Hudgins, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, of Columbia, and Solicitor Jerry W. Peace, of Greenwood; for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Rashad I. appeals his guilty plea and sentence to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and attempted armed robbery, arguing the family court erred refusing to consider sentencing him to probation and alternative placement.  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., THOMAS, and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.


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