Civil Action No. 2:16-4890.

RICKEY VON RAINES, Petitioner, v. DAVID BALLARD, Warden, Mount Olive Correctional Complex, Respondent.

United States District Court, S.D. West Virginia, Charleston.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 28 U.S.C. § 2254
Cause: 28 U.S.C. § 2254 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (State)
Nature of Suit: 530 Habeas Corpus (General)
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Rickey Von Raines, Petitioner, Pro Se.

David Ballard, Respondent, represented by David A. Stackpole , OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.


JOHN T. COPENHAVER, Jr., District Judge.

The court having received the Proposed Findings and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Cheryl A. Eifert, filed on May 3, 2017, pursuant to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B); and having reviewed the record in this proceeding; and there being no objections filed by any party to the proposed findings and recommendation; and it appearing proper so to do, it is ORDERED that the findings and conclusions made in the proposed findings and recommendation of the magistrate judge be, and they hereby are, adopted by the court.

It is, therefore, ORDERED that:

1. Respondent's motion for summary judgment be, and it hereby is granted;

2. Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody be, and it hereby is, denied; and

3. That this action be, and it hereby is, dismissed with prejudice and removed from the docket of the court.

The Clerk is directed to forward copies of this written opinion and order to plaintiff, all counsel of record and the United States Magistrate Judge.


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