Welch v. Jefferson County Court et al

Filing 27

MEMORANDUM ORDER adopting the magistrate judge's 22 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Thad Heartfield on 1/5/2015. (bjc, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS BEAUMONT DIVISION RICHARD D. WELCH § VS. § JEFFERSON COUNTY COURT, et al., § CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:12-CV-330 MEMORANDUM ORDER ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Plaintiff, Richard D. Welch, a former pre-trial detainee confined at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility, proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the following defendants: Jefferson County Court, Tom Maness, Jefferson County District Attorney, Ramon Rodriquez, Assistant District Attorney, and State District Judge Layne Walker. The Court referred this matter to the Honorable Keith Giblin, United States Magistrate Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and orders of this Court. The Magistrate Judge recommends this action be dismissed for failure to state a claim. The Court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge filed pursuant to such order, along with the record, and pleadings. No objections to the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge were filed by the parties.1 1 Plaintiff filed a Motion to Dismiss Indictment in Case No. 96676, 96693 and 97048 for Failure to Provide a Fast and Speedy Trial on October 1, 2014 (docket entry no. 26). A review of this pleading reveals no actual objections to the findings of the Magistrate Judge in the Report and Recommendation and is simply a restatement of plaintiff’s original claims. ORDER Accordingly, the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the Magistrate Judge are correct, and the report of the Magistrate Judge is ADOPTED. A final judgment will be entered in this case in accordance with the Magistrate Judge’s recommendations. SIGNED this the 5 day of January, 2015. ____________________________ Thad Heartfield United States District Judge 2

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