Monty Shelton v. Gene Beasley, No. 17-2855 (8th Cir. 2018)

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Court Description: Per Curiam - Before Gruender, Kelly and Grasz, Circuit Judges] Prisoner case - Habeas. Dismissal of Section 2241 petition for lack of jurisdiction affirmed without comment. [ July 26, 2018
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 17-2855 ___________________________ Monty M. Shelton lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. Gene Beasley, Warden, FCI-Forrest City lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Eastern Division ____________ Submitted: July 24, 2018 Filed: July 27, 2018 [Unpublished] ____________ Before GRUENDER, KELLY, and GRASZ, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Federal prisoner Monty Shelton appeals following the district court’s1 dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. § 2241 petition. Having conducted a careful review of the record and the parties’ arguments on appeal, we conclude that Shelton’s petition was properly dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Accordingly, we affirm the judgment. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable James M. Moody, Jr., United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, adopting the report and recommendations of the Honorable J. Thomas Ray, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas. -2-