July 7, 2015
STATE OF DELAWARE, Plaintiff,
JAY M. RINGGOLD, Defendant.
Submitted: June 12, 2015.
Upon Commissioner's Report and Recommendation That Defendant's Second Motion for Postconviction Relief Should be Summarily Dismissed.
The Honorable Mary M. Johnston Judge.
This 7th day of July, 2015, the Court has considered the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation, Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief, and the relevant proceedings below.
On April 10, 2015, Defendant Jay M. Ringgold filed this pro se motion for postconviction relief. The motion was referred to a Superior Court Commissioner in accordance with 10 Del. C. § 512(b) and Superior Court Criminal Rule 62 for proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law. The Commissioner issued the Report and Recommendation on June 2, 2015. The Commissioner recommended that Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief be denied.
"Within ten days after filing of a Commissioner's proposed findings of fact and recommendations . . . any party may serve and file written objections."Neither party has filed an objection to the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation.
The Court holds that the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation dated June 2, 2015, should be adopted for the reasons set forth therein. The Commissioner's findings are not clearly erroneous, are not contrary to law, and are not an abuse of discretion.
THEREFORE, after careful and de novo review of the record in this action, the Court hereby adopts the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation in its entirety. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief is hereby DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.