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2009-UP-256 - State v. Blankenship

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals


The State, Respondent,

v.

Robbie Blankenship, Appellant.


Appeal From Horry County
Carmen T. Mullen, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-256
Submitted May 1, 2009 – Filed June 1, 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 John G. Hembree, of Conway, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Robbie Blankenship appeals her guilty plea and sentence for obtaining drugs by fraud or deceit, arguing the plea court failed to advise her of the penalty she faced by pleading guilty.  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.