THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Anthony Scott,        Appellant.


Appeal From Richland County
Edward B. Cottingham, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-607
Submitted August 20, 2003 Filed October 20, 2003


AFFIRMED


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, Office of the Attorney General, of Columbia, Warren Blair Giese, Fifth Circuit Solicitor's Office, of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Anthony Scott appeals from his guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Scott contends the circuit court judge erred in accepting his guilty plea without properly advising him of his trial rights or of the consequences of his plea. We affirm [1] pursuant to Rule 220, SCACR, and State v. McKinney, 278 S.C. 107, 292 S.E.2d 598 (1982).

AFFIRMED.

HEARN, C.J., ANDERSON and CURETON, JJ., concur.


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