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South Carolina
Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

The State,  Respondent,


John Edward Weik, Appellant.


We granted appellant’s petition for rehearing to reconsider our decision in State v. Weik, Op. No. 25526 (S. C. Sup. Ct. filed September 3, 2002).  Following oral argument, we adhere to that decision.

s/Jean H. Toal                                      C.J.

s/James E. Moore                                   J.

s/John H. Waller, Jr.                                J.

s/E. C. Burnett, III                                     J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                             J.

Columbia, South Carolina
January 9, 2003