March 7, 2014
STATE of North Carolina
Robert Lee Earl JOE.
Heard in the Supreme Court on 8 May 2013 by special session in the Old Chowan County Courthouse (1767) in the Town of Edenton pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-10(a).
On discretionary review pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-31 of a unanimous decision of the Court of Appeals,
__ N.C.App. __, 730 S.E.2d 779 (2012), affirming in part and vacating in part an order dismissing all charges
against defendant entered on 19 May 2010 by Judge Patrice A. Hinnant in Superior Court, Forsyth County, and remanding for further proceedings, after the Supreme Court of North Carolina remanded the Court of Appeals' prior decision of this case, State v. Joe, 213 N.C.App. 148, 711 S.E.2d 842 (2011).
Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by Derrick C. Mertz, Assistant Attorney General, for the State-appellant.
Ann B. Petersen, for defendant-appellee.
DISCRETIONARY REVIEW IMPROVIDENTLY ALLOWED.