THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

In the Interest of:† Landon J.R., A minor under the age of seventeen,        Appellant.


Appeal From Aiken County
Peter R. Nuessle, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-042
Submitted November 20, 2002 Ė Filed January 15, 2003


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Tara S. Taggart, of Columbia, for appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Barbara R. Morgan, of Aiken, for respondent.


PER CURIAM:††††††††† Landon J.R. pled guilty to second-degree burglary, simple possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and one count of unlawful possession of a prescription drug and was committed to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for an indeterminate period of time.† Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), Landonís counsel attached a petition to be relieved.† Landon did not file a pro se response.

After review of the record 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 Landonís appeal and grant counselís petition to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED. [1]

CONNOR, STILWELL, and HOWARD, JJ., concur.


[1] Because oral argument would not aid the Court in resolving any issue on appeal, we decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215 and 220(b)(2), SCACR.