Edmonds v. City of Newark et al
ORDER ADOPTING and AFFIRMING the REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 4 in that Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED for failure to state a claim. Signed by Judge George C. Smith on 1/12/17. (sem)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
BRANDON G. EDMONDS,
Case No.: 2:16-cv-930
JUDGE GEORGE C. SMITH
Magistrate Judge Jolson
CITY OF NEWARK, et al.,
On November 29, 2016, the United States Magistrate Judge issued a Report and
Recommendation recommending that Plaintiff’s Complaint be dismissed for failure to state a
claim upon which relief may be granted. (See Report and Recommendation, Doc. 4). The
parties were advised of their right to object to the Report and Recommendation. This matter is
now before the Court on Plaintiff’s Objections to the Report and Recommendation. (See Doc. 5).
The Court will consider the matter de novo. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(3).
The objections present the same issues presented to and considered by the Magistrate
Judge in the Report and Recommendation. Plaintiff objects to the Magistrate Judge’s conclusion
that the home Plaintiff alleges was illegally searched belongs to Tiara Evans. He asserts that
although Ms. Evans technically rents the home, he still resides there and was victimized by the
search. However, Plaintiff’s Complaint still fails to state a claim for relief that is plausible on its
face. Therefore, for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation, this Court finds that
Plaintiff’s objections are without merit and are hereby OVERRULED.
The Report and Recommendation, Document 4, is ADOPTED and AFFIRMED.
Plaintiffs’ Complaint is hereby DISMISSED for failure to state a claim.
The Clerk shall remove Documents 4 and 5 from the Court’s pending motions list. The
Clerk shall terminate this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ George C. Smith__________________
GEORGE C. SMITH, JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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