IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 18, 2012
ANTHONY R. LUCERO,
RICARDO MARTINEZ, WARDEN, RESPONDENT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: (Judge Conner)
AND NOW, this 18th day of September, 2012, upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Malachy E. Mannion (Doc. 23), recommending that the petition for writ of habeas corpus (Doc. 1) be dismissed, and, following an independent review of the record and noting that petitioner filed objections*fn1 to the report on April 25, 2012 (Doc. 24), and the court finding Judge Mannion's analysis to be thorough and well-reasoned, and the court finding petitioner's objections to be without merit and squarely addressed by Judge Mannion's Report (Doc. 23), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Mannion (Doc. 23) are ADOPTED.
2. The petition for writ of habeas corpus (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge