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2011-UP-317 - State v. Blakney

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Domonique Blakney, Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
J. Michelle Childs, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2011-UP-317
Submitted June 1, 2011 – Filed June 21, 2011  


APPEAL DISMISSED


Chief Appellate Defender Robert M. Dudek, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Alan Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Solicitor Daniel E. Johnson, all of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Domonique Blakney appeals his convictions for armed robbery, kidnapping, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and criminal conspiracy, arguing his guilty plea did not comply with the mandates set forth in Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1969).  After a thorough review of the record and counsel's 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. 

HUFF, WILLIAMS and THOMAS, JJ., concur.


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