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2009-UP-619 - The State v. Robert Lee Robinson, Jr.,

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Robert Lee Robinson, Jr., Appellant.


Appeal From Sumter County
Ralph F. Cothran, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-619
Submitted December 1, 2009 – Filed December 22, 2009   


AFFIRMED


Appellate Defender M. Celia Robinson, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Assistant Attorney General A. West Lee, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Cecil Kelly Jackson, of Sumter, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Robert Lee Robinson, Jr., pled guilty to possession of marijuana, third offense, and was sentenced to one year imprisonment and fined $500.  After paying the fine, Robinson's remaining sentence was suspended upon the service of two years' probation.  Robinson appeals, arguing his plea was not knowingly or voluntarily entered.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authority:  In re Arisha K.S., 331 S.C. 288, 293-94, 501 S.E.2d 128, 131 (1998) (holding the voluntariness of a guilty plea must be raised by objection to the trial court in order to be preserved for appeal).

AFFIRMED.

WILLIAMS, PIEPER, and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


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