THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Carlos Jones,        Appellant.


Appeal From Sumter County
Howard P. King, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-461
Submitted March 26, 2003 Ė Filed July 8, 2003


APPEAL DISMISSED


Deputy Chief Atty Joseph L. Savitz, III, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, all of Columbia;† and Solicitor Cecil Kelley Jackson, of Sumter, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Carlos Jones was indicted by the Sumter County grand jury for murder, first degree burglary, first degree criminal sexual conduct, robbery and conspiracy. The jury found Jones guilty of first degree burglary, robbery and conspiracy and he was sentenced to twenty five years for burglary, fifteen years for robbery, and five years for conspiracy. Counsel for Jones attached a petition to be relieved to the final brief stating he had reviewed the record and found the appeal to be without merit.† Jones filed a separate pro se brief.†† After a review of the record and counselís and Jonesís 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] Jonesís appeal and grant counselís motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

CURETON, ANDERSON and HUFF, JJ., concur.


[1] Because oral argument would not aid the court in resolving the issues on appeal, we decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.