United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
November 18, 2005.
CARLOS MANUEL SANTIAGO, CL-8102, Petitioner,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ATTORNEY GENERAL, PA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, Respondents.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DAVID CERCONE, District Judge
Carlos Manuel Santiago's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus was
received by the Clerk of Court on September 22, 2004, and was
referred to United States Magistrate Judge Francis X. Caiazza for
a Report and Recommendation in accordance with the Magistrates
Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636 (b) (1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the
Local Rules for Magistrates.
The magistrate judge's Report and Recommendation, filed on
October 26, 2005, recommended that Petition for Writ of Habeas
Corpus filed by Carlos Manuel Santiago be dismissed and that a
certificate of appealability be denied. The parties were allowed
ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections.
Service was made on the Petitioner by First Class United States
Mail delivered to the State Correctional Institution at Mercer,
Mercer, Pennsylvania and on the Respondents. No objections have
been filed. After review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following
order is entered:
AND NOW, this 17th day of November, 2005;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petition for Writ of Habeas
Corpus filed by Carlos Manuel Santiago is dismissed and that a
certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Judgment is entered in favor of the
Respondents and against the Petitioner.
The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Caiazza,
dated October 26, 2005, is adopted as the opinion of the court.
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