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2009-UP-417 - State v. Valentine

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Randy L. Valentine, Appellant.


Appeal From Greenville County
Edward W. Miller, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-417
Submitted September 1, 2009 – Filed September 3, 2009


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Eleanor Duffy Cleary, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Robert Mills Ariail, of Greenville, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Randy L. Valentine appeals his conviction and sentence for throwing bodily fluids in violation of section 24-13-470 of the South Carolina Code (2007), arguing the trial court erred in denying his directed verdict motion.  After a thorough review of the record, counsel's brief, and Valentine's pro se 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., and KONDUROS and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


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