Varner v. Luebke et al

Filing 19

ORDER ADOPTING 18 RECOMMENDATION OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE: Plaintiff's 12 Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED and Plaintiff's 10 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney is DENIED as MOOT. By Judge William J. Martinez on 4/17/2015.(alowe)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Judge William J. Martínez Civil Action No. 14-cv-1811-WJM-NYW PHILLIP ANTHONY VARNER, Plaintiff, v. BRADLEY LUEBKE, Greeley Police Officer PA BRIDGE, Greeley Police Officer, CODY MASON, Greeley Police Officer, KEN AMICK, BRIAN HUNZIKER, and CITY OF GREELEY Defendants. ORDER ADOPTING MARCH 17, 2015 RECOMMENDATION OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE, GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter is before the Court on the March 17, 2015 Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang (the “Recommendation”) (ECF No. 18) that Plaintiff’s Motion to Dismiss (ECF No. 12) be granted. The Recommendation is incorporated herein by reference. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b). The Recommendation advised the parties that specific written objections were due within fourteen days after being served with a copy of the Recommendation.1 (ECF No. 12, at 2 n.1.) Despite this advisement, no objections to the Magistrate Judge’s 1 The Court’s internal records confirm that the Recommendation was electronically mailed to counsel for both parties. Recommendation have to date been received. The Court concludes that the Magistrate Judge’s analysis was thorough and sound, and that there is no clear error on the face of the record. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b) advisory committee’s note (“When no timely objection is filed, the court need only satisfy itself that there is no clear error on the face of the record in order to accept the recommendation.”); see also Summers v. Utah, 927 F.2d 1165, 1167 (10th Cir. 1991) (“In the absence of timely objection, the district court may review a magistrate’s report under any standard it deems appropriate.”). In accordance with the foregoing, the Court ORDERS as follows: (1) The Magistrate Judge’s Recommendation (ECF No. 18) is ADOPTED in its entirety; (2) Plaintiff’s Motion to Dismiss (ECF No. 12) is GRANTED; and (3) Plaintiff’s Motion to Withdraw as Attorney (ECF No. 10) is DENIED as MOOT. Dated this 17th day of April, 2015. BY THE COURT: _________________________ William J. Martínez United States District Judge 2

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