RICHARDSON v. ROZUM et al, No. 3:2015cv00087 - Document 45 (W.D. Pa. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting 37 Motion for Summary Judgment; 44 Report and Recommendation dated 6/9/2017 is adopted as the Opinion of the Court, and as more fully stated in said Memorandum Opinion and Order. Signed by Judge Kim R. Gibson on 7/6/2017. (dlg)
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RICHARDSON v. ROZUM et al Doc. 45 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA ANTWAN RICHARDSON, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, V. GERALD ROZUM, et al., Defendants. Civil Action No.: 3: 15-cv-0087 United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson MEMORANDUM OPINION This prisoner civil rights case was commenced on April 2, 2015, with the filing of a petition to proceed informa pauperis and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. ยง 636(b )( 1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrate Judges. The magistrate judge's report and recommendation, dated June 9, 2017 (ECF No. 44) recommended that Defendants' motion for summary judgment be granted in its entirety. A copy of the report and recommendation was mailed to Plaintiff by First Class United States Mail at his listed address. Plaintiff was advised that he had until June 26, 2017, to file written objections to the Report and Recommendation. 1 Plaintiff has not filed any objections nor has he sought an extension of time in which to do so. At the time Plaintiff commenced this lawsuit he was an inmate in the custody of the Pennsylvania of Corrections confined at SCI-Camp Hill. On August 9, 2016, Plaintiff provided the Court with a change of address. (ECF No. 33.) 1 Dockets.Justia.com After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, Defendants' motion for summary judgment will be granted. An appropriate order will be entered. Dated: July <P ,2017 BY THE COURT: Kim R. Gibson United States District Judge cc: ANTWAN RICHARDSON 315 Burchfield Street, Apt. 1 Harrisburg, PA 17104 (via U.S. First Class Mail) Timothy Mazzocca Office of Attorney General (via ECF electronic notification) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA ANTWAN RICHARDSON, Plaintiff, V. GERALD ROZUM, et al., Defendants. ~ AND NOW, this ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No.: 3: 15-cv-0087 United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson ORDER !i__ day of July, 2017, it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that, for the reasons set forth in the accompanying memorandum opm10n, Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 37) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 44) dated June 9, 2017, is ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court. Kim R. Gibson United States District Judge cc: ANTWAN RICHARDSON 315 Burchfield Street, Apt. 1 Harrisburg, PA 17104 (via U.S. First Class Mail) Timothy Mazzocca Office of Attorney General (via ECF electronic notification) 1