STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

C2-98-1301

State of Minnesota,

Respondent,

vs.

Joel Robert Sharp, petitioner,

Appellant.

O R D E R

It now appearing that the petition for further review of the decision of the Court of Appeals in this matter was improvidently granted by this court,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the May 26, 1999, order of this court granting review of the March 9, 1999, order opinion of the Court of Appeals be, and the same is, vacated and the appeal is dismissed.

Dated: October 11, 1999

BY THE COURT:

/s/Kathleen A. Blatz
Chief Justice