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2009-UP-571 - The State v. Eric Scott

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Eric Lorenzo Scott, Appellant.


Appeal From Darlington County
Howard P. King, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-571
Submitted November 2, 2009 – Filed December 3, 2009   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender LaNelle DuRant, 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 Jay  Hodge, Jr., of Cheraw, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Eric Lorenzo Scott appeals from his guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, two counts of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, distribution of crack cocaine, distribution of crack cocaine within one-half mile of a school, and failure to stop for a blue light.  Scott argues the plea court failed to conform with the mandates set forth in Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1969).  After a thorough review of the record and 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., CURETON, A.J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.


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