HEARD v. WETZEL et al
ORDER THAT THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVED AND ADOPTED; THE PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS IS DENIED AND DISMISSED; PETITIONER'S REQUEST FOR AN EVIDENTIARY HEARING IS DENIED; THERE IS NO PROBABLE CAUSE TO ISSUE A CERTIFICATE OF APPEALABILTY AND THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL MARK THIS CASE CLOSED.SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 2/1/17. 2/2/17 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE PETITIONER AND E-MAILED. (jpd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
JOHN E. WETZEL et al.,
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
This 1st day of February, 2017, upon careful and independent review of the petition for a
writ of habeas corpus and consideration of the thorough and well-reasoned Report and
Recommendation filed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Carol Sandra Moore Wells, and in light of the
fact that no objections to Judge Wells’s R&R have been filed, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The R&R is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. The petition for a writ of habeas corpus is DENIED and DISMISSED;
3. Petitioner’s request for an evidentiary hearing is DENIED;
4. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability; and
5. The Clerk of Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes.
/s/ Gerald Austin McHugh
United States District Judge
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