IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA Pittsburgh
November 22, 2011
ROBERT LEE MANGELLO, PLAINTIFF,
STATE TROOPER EARL ROBERTS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
This action was received by the Clerk of Court on August 10, 2011 and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for 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 [ECF No. 4], filed on November 1, 2011, recommended that the complaint be dismissed as frivolous and that the Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis be dismissed as moot. Plaintiff was allowed fourteen (14) days from the date of service to file objections and no objections were filed. After de novo review of the documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 22nd day of November, 2011;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the complaint is DISMISSED as frivolous and Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is DISMISSED as moot.
The Report and Recommendation [ECF No. 4] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on November 1, 2011, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
cm: All parties of record
Susan Paradise Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge
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