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2009-UP-233 - State v. Green

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals


The State, Respondent,

v.

Eugene Thomas Green, Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
G. Thomas Cooper, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-233
Submitted May 1, 2009 – Filed May 27, 2009   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate  Defender Celia Robinson, 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; Solicitor Warren B. Giese, of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Eugene Thomas Green appeals from his guilty plea for second degree burglary and grand larceny, arguing his plea was not knowingly or voluntarily made because he did not know whether he was pleading to violent or non-violent offenses.  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.