January 29, 2014
ARTHUR PERKINS, Plaintiff,
ERIE COUNTY PRISON, Defendant.
CATHY BISSOON, District Judge.
This case was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(1)(A) and (B), and Rules 72.C, 72.D and 72.G of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
On January 6, 2014;, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 4) recommending that Plaintiff's requests to proceed in forma pauperis (Docs. 1, 3) be granted and the Complaint be dismissed with prejudice pursuant to the screening provisions of the Prison Litigation Reform Act. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on Plaintiff, and no objections have been filed.
After a review of the complaint and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following Order is entered:
Plaintiff's requests to proceed in forma pauperis (Docs. 1, 3) are GRANTED, the Complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice pursuant to the screening provisions of the Prison Litigation Reform Act, and the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter dated January 6, 2014, is hereby adopted as the opinion of the District Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.