Submitted: November 8, 2017
JEFFREY J CLARK JUDGE.
15th day of November, 2017 upon consideration of
Melissa Tegano's ("Tegano") Motion for
Postconviction Relief, the Commissioner's Report and
Recommendation, and the record in this case, it appears that:
Tegano pled guilty on February 24, 2015, to one count of Rape
in the Second Degree without Consent, 11 Del. C.
§772. The parties recommended a sentence of twenty-five
years at Level V suspended after ten years minimum mandatory
for varying levels of probation. The Court agreed with the
recommendation and sentenced Tegano accordingly.
Thereafter, Tegano filed a motion for Postconviction Relief.
The procedural history is set forth in the Commissioners
Report and Recommendation of July 31, 2017, attached
hereafter as Exhibit "A".
After the issuance of the Commissioner's Report, neither
party filed exceptions.
THEREFORE, after a de novo review of the
record in this action, and for the reasons stated in the
Commissioner's Report and Recommendation dated July
31st, 2017, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED
that the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation
attached as Exhibit "A", is hereby adopted by the
Court in its entirety. Accordingly Tegano's Motion for
Postconviction Relief pursuant to Superior Court Criminal
Rule 61 is hereby DENIED.
for Kent County
Rape 2nd W/O Con (F)
L. Johnson, Esq., Deputy Attorney General, Department of