Supreme Court Seal
South Carolina
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Site Map | Feedback
2010-UP-153 - The State v. Mark Williams

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.

Mark E. Williams,

Appellant.

 

 

__________

 

Appeal From Spartanburg County

 John C. Hayes, III, Circuit Court Judge

 

__________

 

Unpublished Opinion No.  2010-UP-153

Submitted February 1, 2010 – Filed February 23, 2010

__________

 

AFFIRMED

__________

 

Appellate Defender Elizabeth A. Franklin-Best, of Columbia, for Appellant.

 

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Michelle Parsons, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Harold W. Gowdy, III, of Spartanburg, for Respondent.

 

PER CURIAM:  Mark E. Williams appeals his guilty pleas and sentences for first-degree criminal sexual conduct, armed robbery, carjacking, and kidnapping, arguing the plea court erred in permitting the mayor of Spartanburg to speak at the plea hearing.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authority:  State v. Williams, 303 S.C. 410, 411, 401 S.E.2d 168, 169 (1991) (issues not raised to or ruled upon by the trial court will not be considered on appeal). 

 

AFFIRMED.

 

PIEPER, GEATHERS, JJ., and CURETON, A.J., concur.

 



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