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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 616A02

FILED: 2 MAY 2003

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

    v.

LEONARD KEITT

    Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C. App. ___, 571 S.E.2d 35 (2002), ordering a new trial after appeal of a judgment entered 1 March 2001 by Judge Melzer A. Morgan in Superior Court, Montgomery County. Heard in the Supreme Court 8 April 2003.
    Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by Thomas J. Ziko, Special Deputy Attorney General, for the State.

    Russell J. Hollers III for defendant-appellant.

    PER CURIAM.

    AFFIRMED.

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