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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 528A03

FILED: 6 FEBRUARY 2004

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

    v.

DOUGLAS EARL COLLINS

    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. ___, 585 S.E.2d 481 (2003), finding no error in a judgment entered by Judge L. Oliver Noble in Superior Court, Mecklenburg County. Heard in the Supreme Court 8 December 2003.
    Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by R. Marcus Lodge, Special Deputy Attorney General, for the State.

    James M. Bell for defendant-appellant.

    PER CURIAM.

    AFFIRMED.

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