UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
February 28, 2006
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
MOHAMED ALBANNA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William M. Skretny United States District Judge
DECISION AND ORDER
1. On October 17, 2005, the Honorable Hugh B. Scott, United States Magistrate Judge, filed a Report and Recommendation recommending that the portion of Defendants' omnibus motions requesting suppression of evidence be denied.
2. On November 21, 2005, Defendant Ali A. Albanna filed timely Objections to Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C) and Local Rule 72.3(a)(3). Defendants Mohamed Albanna and Ali Taher Elbaneh did not file objections.
3. This Court heard oral argument on Defendant Ali A. Albanna's Objections on January 18, 2006, at which time this Court granted Defendant Ali A. Albanna leave to file an additional submission. Defendant Ali A. Albanna elected not to file an additional submission, and this Court took the Objections under advisement on February 1, 2006.
4. This Court has thoroughly reviewed de novo Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation, Defendant Ali A. Albanna's Objections thereto, and the applicable law. Upon due consideration, this Court finds no legal or factual error in Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation. Accordingly, Defendant Ali A. Albanna's Objections are denied and this Court will accept Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation in its entirety.
IT HEREBY IS ORDERED, that this Court accepts Judge Scott's October 17, 2005 Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 69) in its entirety, including the authorities cited and the reasons given therein.
FURTHER, that Defendant Ali A. Albanna's Objections thereto (Docket No. 73) are DENIED.
FURTHER, that Defendant Ali A. Albanna's Motions to Suppress (Docket Nos. 29, 42, and 68) are DENIED.
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