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2009-UP-558 - The State v. Odell Carpenter

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Odell John Carpenter, Appellant.


Appeal From Spartanburg County
J. Derham Cole, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-558
Submitted November 2, 2009 – Filed November 23, 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, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Harold W. Gowdy, III, Jr., of Spartanburg, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:    Odell John Carpenter appeals his conviction and sentence for possession with intent to distribute (PWID) heroin, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion for a directed verdict.  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., HUFF, and GEATHERS, JJ., concur.


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