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2009-UP-351 - State v. Dandy

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 268(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Benny Dandy, Appellant.


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


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-351
Submitted May 1, 2009 – Filed June 23, 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, of Columbia; and Solicitor Robert M Ariail, of Greenville, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Benny Dandy appeals from his guilty plea for armed robbery and attempted armed robbery, arguing the plea did not comply with the mandates set forth in Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1965).  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.