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2011-UP-253 - State v. Nelson

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Justin Nelson, Appellant.


Appeal From York County
John C. Hayes, III, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2011-UP-253
Submitted May 1, 2011 – Filed June 1, 2011   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender LaNelle Cantey Durant, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Alan M. Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, and Assistant Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Kevin S. Brackett; of York, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Justin Nelson appeals his guilty plea, arguing that it was not given voluntarily and knowingly.  Additionally, Nelson filed a pro se brief.  After a thorough review of the record and all briefs 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.

FEW, C.J., KONDUROS, J., and CURETON, A.J., concur. 


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