JONES v. MULLEN
MEMORANDUM ORDER. Petitioner Brian Jones's Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus is DISMISSED AS MOOT. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation 10 is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 2/14/18. (rdl)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
SHERIFF WILLIAM P. MULLEN, et al.,
Civil Action No. 17-1366
Judge Cathy Bissoon
Magistrate Judge Maureen P. Kelly
This case has been referred to United States Magistrate Judge Maureen P. Kelly for
pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636 and Local Rule of
Civil Procedure 72.
On December 8, 2017, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 10) recommending
that Petitioner Brian Jones’s Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 (Doc.
1), be dismissed as moot because Petitioner challenged his pre-trial custody but has since been
convicted and released from custody. The Report was served on the parties, and no objections
have been filed.1
After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in this case and the Magistrate
Judge’s Report, the Court concurs with the recommendation. Accordingly, the following Order
The Petition (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED AS MOOT. The Magistrate Judge’s Report and
Recommendation is hereby adopted as the Opinion of the District Court.
For registered ECF users, objections were due by December 22, 2017; for unregistered ECF
users, objections were due by December 26, 2017. (See Doc. 10.)
IT IS SO ORDERED.
February 14, 2018
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