McDougald v. Houston County Sheriff's Office et al (INMATE 2), No. 1:2016cv00838 - Document 22 (M.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 7/14/2017. (kh, )

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McDougald v. Houston County Sheriff's Office et al (INMATE 2) Doc. 22 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, SOUTHERN DIVISION RUFUS TERRY McDOUGALD, JR., Petitioner, v. HOUSTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:16cv838-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. § 2241, petitioner, a state inmate, filed this lawsuit seeking habeas relief. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that petitioner’s writ petition be dismissed because he has failed to exhaust state remedies. Also before the court are petitioner’s objections to the recommendation. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that petitioner’s objections should be overruled and the magistrate judge’s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 14th day of July, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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