United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
December 13, 2005.
RONICTOR JOSEPH, Petitioner,
TRACY W. JOHNS, Respondent.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: KIM GIBSON, District Judge
The above captioned Petition was transferred to the Western
District of Pennsylvania from the Southern District of Florida on
June 22, 2004, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge
Lisa Pupo Lenihan for pretrial proceedings 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 (Doc. No. 8),
filed on October 24, 2005, recommended that the habeas petition
filed by the Petitioner pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 be
dismissed. Service was made on the Petitioner at F.C.I. Loretto,
P.O. Box 1000, Loretto, PA 15940 and on counsel of record for the
Respondent. The parties were informed that in accordance with
Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and (C), and Rule
72.1.4(B) of the Local Rules for Magistrates, that they had ten
(10) days to file any objections. No objections have been filed.
After review of the pleadings and the documents in the case,
together with the report and recommendation the following order
is entered: AND NOW, this 13th day of December, 2005;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the habeas petition filed by the
Petitioner pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 is DISMISSED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation
(Doc. No. 8) of Magistrate Judge Lenihan, dated October 24, 2005,
is adopted as the opinion of the court.
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