January 14, 2014
RICHARD NELSON WELK, Petitioner,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Respondent.
EDUARDO C. ROBRENO, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 14th day of January, 2014, after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Lynne A. Sitarski (ECF No. 6) and Petitioner's objections thereto (ECF No. 7),  it is hereby ORDERED as follows:
(1) The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED in part and REJECTED in part;
(2) Petitioner's Objections to the Report and Recommendation are OVERRULED;
(3) The Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus (ECF No. 1) is DENIED and DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE;
(4) A certificate of appealability shall not issue; and
(5) The Clerk shall mark this case CLOSED.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.