October 28, 2013
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF PENNSYLVANIA
TIMOTHY J. SAVAGE, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 28th day of October, 2013, upon consideration of the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Document No. 1), the Report and Recommendation filed by United States Magistrate Judge Timothy R. Rice (Document No. 6), the petitioner's objections to the Report and Recommendation, and after a thorough and independent review of the record, it is ORDERED that:
1. The petitioner's objections are OVERRULED;
2. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Rice is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
3. The Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DENIED; and,
4. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.