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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


The State, Respondent,

v.

Celeste Durant, Petitioner.


ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS


Appeal from Horry County
Paula H. Thomas, Circuit Court Judge


Memorandum Opinion No. 2006-MO-041
Heard November 2, 2006 Filed December 11, 2006


DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED


Appellate Defender Robert M. Dudek, of Columbia, for Petitioner.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Shawn L. Reeves, all of Columbia, and Solicitor John Gregory Hembree, of Conway, for Respondent.


PER CURIAM: We granted a writ of certiorari to review the court of appeals decision in State v. Durant, Op. No. 2004-UP-422 (S.C. Ct. App. filed June 30, 2004). We dismiss the writ as improvidently granted.

MOORE, A.C.J., WALLER, BURNETT, PLEICONES, JJ., and Acting Justice Deadra L. Jefferson, concur.