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2011-UP-592 - State v. Blanding

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Kevin Blanding, Appellant.


Appeal From Lexington County
 Clifton Newman, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2011-UP-592
Submitted December 1, 2011 – Filed December 21, 2011   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Deputy Chief Appellate Defender Wanda H. Carter, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Alan Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, and Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Donald V. Myers, of Lexington, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Kevin Blanding appeals his conviction for trafficking in heroin, arguing the trial court erred in failing to grant his motion for a directed verdict.  Additionally, Blanding asserts numerous pro se arguments.  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[1] the appeal and grant counsel's motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED. 

FEW, C.J., THOMAS and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.


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