In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,


Leroy House,        Appellant.

Appeal From Richland County
Henry F. Floyd, Circuit Court Judge

Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-211
Submitted January 29, 2003 - Filed March 19, 2003††


Assistant Appellate Defender Robert M. Pachak, of† the South Carolina Office of Appellate Defense, 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 Warren Blair Giese, of Columbia; for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:† Leroy House (Appellant) was convicted of one count of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.† He was sentenced to ten years in prison, suspended upon the service of three yearís incarceration and five years probation.

On appeal, counsel for Appellant has filed a final brief along with a petition to be relieved as counsel.† Appellant has not filed a pro se response.† After a thorough 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 the appeal and grant counselís petition to be relieved.† †††


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

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