August 27, 2013
ELIJAH BENNETT DOWDLE, Plaintiff,
BUTCH HOWARD, ET AL., Defendants.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
SHARION AYCOCK, District Judge.
Upon consideration of the file and records in this action, the court finds that the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge dated June 25, 2013, was on that date duly served by mail upon the pro se plaintiff at his last known address; that more than fourteen days have elapsed since service of the Report and Recommendation; and that no objection to the Report and Recommendation has been filed or served by any party. The court is of the opinion that the magistrate judge's Report and Recommendation should be approved and adopted as the opinion of the court. It is, therefore ORDERED:
1. That the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge dated June 25, 2013, is hereby APPROVED AND ADOPTED as the opinion of the court.
2. That the instant case is hereby DISMISSED with prejudice for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted, counting as a "strike" under 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915 (e)(2)(B)(i) and 1915(g).
3. That this case is CLOSED.