THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.† IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In the Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Andre Methelus, Appellant.


Appeal from Edgefield County
Jackson V. Gregory, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-176
Submitted March 3, 2008 Ė Filed March 13, 2008†††


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Aileen P. Clare, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Donald V. Myers, of Lexington, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:† Andre Methelus appeals his convictions of trafficking cocaine and trafficking crack cocaine, as well as his concurrent sentence of twelve-years imprisonment.† He maintains the trial court erred in denying his motion for a directed verdict.† After a thorough review of the record, counselís brief, and Methelusís pro se 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] Methelusís appeal and grant counselís motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

HEARN, C.J., PIEPER, J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.


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