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2011-UP-295 - State v. Grant

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.

George Grant, Jr., Appellant.


Appeal From Anderson County
J. C. "Buddy" Nicholson, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2011-UP-295 
Submitted May 1, 2011 – Filed June 14, 2011


AFFIRMED


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

Attorney General Alan Wilson, Chief Deputy John McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Assistant Attorney General David Spencer, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Christina T. Adams, of Anderson, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: George Grant, Jr. appeals his convictions of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authorities: State v. Stroman, 281 S.C. 508, 513, 316 S.E.2d 395, 399 (1984) (stating when a party introduces evidence about a particular matter, the other party is entitled to explain or rebut it, even if the latter evidence would have been inadmissible had it been initially offered); State v. Page, 378 S.C. 476, 483, 663 S.E.2d 357, 360 (Ct. App. 2008) ("Whether a person opens the door to the admission of otherwise inadmissible evidence during the course of a trial is addressed to the sound discretion of the trial judge."); State v. Beam, 336 S.C. 45, 52-53, 518 S.E.2d 297, 301 (Ct. App. 1999) (stating an appellant cannot complain of prejudice resulting from admission of evidence to which he opened the door).

AFFIRMED.

SHORT, KONDUROS, and GEATHERS, JJ., concur.


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