RUFFIN v. CICHON et al
ORDER adopting in part Report and Recommendations re 9 Report and Recommendations. By JUDGE NANCY TORRESEN. (MMB)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MAINE
DANIEL ONEIL RUFFIN,
ALFRED CICHON, et al.,
Civil No. 2:17-CV-152-NT
ORDER AFFIRMING IN PART RECOMMENDED
DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE
On May 25, 2017, the United States Magistrate Judge filed with the court, with
copy to the Plaintiff, his Recommended Decision after a preliminary review of the
Plaintiff’s Complaint under 28 U.S.C.§ 1915. Recommended Decision (ECF No. 9).
The Plaintiff filed an objection to the Recommended Decision on June 5, 2017 (ECF
No. 10). I have reviewed and considered the Recommended Decision, together with
the entire record; I have made a de novo determination of all matters adjudicated by
the Recommended Decision. I will allow the Plaintiff to amend his complaint to add
the additional allegations against Defendant John Hinkley found in his objection to
the Recommended Decision. I concur with the recommendations of the United States
Magistrate Judge, and with the newly filed additional allegations against Defendant
Hinkley, I will affirm the Recommended Decision in all respects but the dismissal of
It is therefore ORDERED that the Recommended Decision of the Magistrate
Judge is hereby AFFIRMED IN PART. The Plaintiff’s claims regarding his diet and
access to the commissary are DISMISSED and I ORDER service of the complaint
and the objection to the recommended decision on the Defendants Cichon, Knowlton
and Hinkley on Plaintiff’s medical care claim.
/s/ Nancy Torresen__________________
United States Chief District Judge
Dated this 8th day of June, 2017
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