Smith v. Uttecht
ORDER re 11 Report and Recommendation. The Court ADOPTS in full the unopposed Report and Recommendation; Petitioner's motion to compel for information, docket no. 4 , and his motion for vicarious exhaustion, docket no. 5 , are DENIED; Peti tioner's federal habeas petition, docket no. 3 , and this action, are DISMISSED with prejudice; A certificate of appealability is DENIED in this case. Signed by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. **2 PAGE(S), PRINT ALL**(Edward Smith, Prisoner ID: 388890)(SR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
EDWARD BLAKE SMITH,
STATE OF WASHINGTON; and
JEFFREY A. UTTECHT,
THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the Report and Recommendation,
14 docket no. 11, of the Honorable J. Richard Creatura. Having reviewed the Report and
15 Recommendation, to which no objection was filed, Petitioner Edward Blake Smith’s
16 petition for a writ of habeas corpus brought under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (docket no. 3), the
17 motion to compel for information or show cause (docket no. 4), the motion for vicarious
18 exhaustion (docket no. 5), and the remaining record, the Court enters the following
The Court ADOPTS in full the unopposed Report and Recommendation,
21 docket no. 11;
ORDER - 1
Petitioner’s motion to compel for information, docket no. 4, and his motion
2 for vicarious exhaustion, docket no. 5, are DENIED;
Petitioner’s federal habeas petition, docket no. 3, and this action, are
4 DISMISSED with prejudice;
A certificate of appealability is DENIED in this case; and
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Order to Petitioner, who is pro
7 se, all counsel of record, and the Honorable J. Richard Creatura.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated this 27th day of April, 2021.
Thomas S. Zilly
United States District Judge
ORDER - 2
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