THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Reginald Reed,        Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
J. Ernest Kinard, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-192
Submitted January 29, 2003 Ė Filed March 13, 2003†††


APPEAL DISMISSED


Chief Attorney Daniel T. Stacey, of Columbia; for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, Solicitor Warren Blair Giese, all of Columbia; for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Reginald Reed appeals his guilty plea to fifteen counts of forgery, arguing the trial judge violated the mandate of Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238 (1965), by accepting a plea that was not knowingly and voluntarily entered.† After a thorough review of the record and counselís 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 [1] Reedís appeal and grant counselís motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

HEARN, C.J., GOOLSBY and SHULER, JJ., concur.


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